Meet a Critter: Black-winged Dahana – Dahana atripennis

A new beauty to grace our garden on the second day of spring. There is always something new to see in a native wildlife garden. This one was all about our Scorpion Tail (Heliotropium angiospermum). Black-winged Dahana is diurnal (day flying) and the only Dahana genus that occurs in North American according to Bugguide.net. Larval feed on Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides). 

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