Rustic Quaker

Orthodes majuscula

The Rustic Quaker is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is widespread throughout the New World, including eastern North America, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil.
Orthodes majuscule - Rustic Quaker TL: ~20 mm. Reddish brown forewing with pale yellow/tan lines. The postmedial line kinks inward near the costa. The large, orbicular and reniform spots nearly touch. The thoracic collar has a black triangle just behind the head.

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

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Appearance

The wingspan is 28–35 mm. The forewings are gray to brown with a black triangle in the middle of the collar. The lines on the forewing are sharp and yellowish. The hindwings are dark grayish brown. Adults are on wing from May to August.
Orthodes majuscule - Rustic Quaker Total length: ~20 mm. Reddish brown forewing with pale yellow/tan lines. The postmedial line kinks inward near the costa. The large, orbicular and reniform spots nearly touch. The thoracic collar has a black triangle just behind the head. Geotagged,Orthodes majuscula,Summer,United States,moth,rustic quaker

Food

The larvae feed on a wide range of plants, including dandelion, plantain, grasses and willow.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyNoctuidae
GenusOrthodes
SpeciesO. majuscula