Manduca sexta

The hornworm is the larval (caterpillar) stage of the sphinx moth, Manduca sexta. Hornworms are packed with calories and nutrients. A large tomato hornworm has the mass of approximately 20 crickets. If you need to put weight on your herp, tomato hornworms are a good addition to their diet. Timberline sells hornworms in two counts, 12 and 24.

Hornworm Nutritional Analysis*
Protein 10.0% (min)
Fat 2.4% (min)
Fiber 2.5% (min)
Moisture 85.0% (min)

*Analysis done by independent laboratories