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Achatia distincta
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Scientific classification
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Family:
Noctuidae
Genus:
Achatia
Species:
A. distincta
Binomial name
Achatia distincta
Hübner, [1813]
Synonyms
  • Dicopis vitis French, 1879

Achatia distincta, the distinct quaker, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Jacob Hübner in 1813. It is found from coast to coast in most of United States and south-eastern Canada (from Quebec to Manitoba).

The wingspan is 30–37 mm. Adults are on wing from late March to early May. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves of ash, birch, butternut, flowering crabapple, grape, hickory, maple and oak.

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