Small Quaker


Orthosia cruda – This is a common spring species here, so its flight time has now come and gone. This small moth has a plain appearance with light colouration, but has fairly distinct kidney-shaped markings on the forewings.


Small Quaker Orthosia cruda

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For further interest visit the ‘Moths’ page and also the ‘Noctuidae’ page.


11 thoughts on “Small Quaker

  1. Having a rather plain appearance myself, I resemble that remark. 🙂

    It is amazing how varied moths, and most other insects, have become through evolution. So many strategies for survival and reproductive attractions.

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