Scary black moth

morbidan(7a)June 28, 2011

I've been spotted this moth/fly several times now. It's been hanging around my garden and I'm not sure if it's friend or foe. Any help identifying this thing is greatly appreciated.

FYI: the pictures attached were taken on my damaged sunflower leaves. I'm not really sure if this moth is to blame or maybe my horrible infestation of leaf hoppers.


Here is a link that might be useful: Black Moth pics

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

It's not a moth.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2011 at 10:22PM
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Dan Staley

Fly likely availing itself of the decomposing leaf matter.


    Bookmark   June 29, 2011 at 10:26AM
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