Tomato hornworm covered with white cocoons of Braconid Wasp Photo Taken by Amy Nelson at Crispe House, Plainwell, MI.
While gardening at Crispe House this week we came across a Tomato Hornworm in the vegetable garden near the back of the house next to the drive way. I found the Tomato Hornworm pictured to the left. I had never seen one with white outcroppings like this one. I ran a search on bing.com and found that it was a beneficial. Follow the links to find out more information on Braconid wasp and beneficial insects.
For an information video, find it here. For more information on beneficials, click here.