Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225018

Rustic Quaker
Orthodes majuscula

Observation date: August 10, 2019
Submitted by: brucejames2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Horned at back, found underground about an inch. Turned over while planting. About 2 inches long 8 dark spots down the middle of the bark. Almost a snake snake skin pattern
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: O. majuscula is quite variable, both as an instar and imago, but the dorsal patterns are revealing. It is always better to have the entire creature in the picture, though.