Moths of North Carolina
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Orthodes cynica Guenée, 1852 - Cynical Quaker Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Noctuoidea Family: NoctuidaeSubfamily: NoctuinaeTribe: EriopyginiP3 Number: 933138.00 MONA Number: 10587.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Covell (1984); Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Status in North Carolina
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State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Orthodes cynica - Cynical Quaker Moth

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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-07-06
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-07-06
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel on 2021-06-18
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: tom ward on 2021-05-31
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-05-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-05-16
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-05-23
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton on 2020-05-14
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Darryl Willis on 2019-09-21
Cabarrus Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2019-06-05
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-05-01
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell on 2018-06-26
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-25
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2018-05-18
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Doug Blatny/Jackie Nelson on 2012-06-09
Ashe Co.
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