Species: Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)

Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Norwegian name: Tverrlinjet seljefly

Host plants: Birch (Betula), Elm (Ulmus), Oak (Quercus), Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Clouded Drab (Orthosia incerta), Lead-coloured Drab (Orthosia populeti), Powdered Quaker (Orthosia gracilis)

Systematics :

KingdomAnimals (Animalia)
Phylum Articulate animals (Arthropoda)
Class  Insects (Insecta)
Order   Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera)
Group    Macro-moths ("Macro-heterocera")
Family     Owlet moths (Noctuidae)
Subfamily      Hadeninae
Genus       Orthosia
Species        Common Quaker (Orthosia cerasi)