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Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)
Limacodidae
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Photo © Matthew Casey,  04/07/2014 - costessey

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: M 10-12mm. F 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Mature broadleaved woodland, hedges and heathland with mature oaks.
Flies mainly at night. Occasionally flies in sunshine, high in the oak canopy.

Extremely good year for this species in 2017 with over 30 records and 100+ specimens recorded.

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/10/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
30/09/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
25/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/07/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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