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Festoon
Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)
Limacodidae
53.001/173
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Buxton Heath 27/06/09

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: M 10-12mm. F 11-13mm.
Season: 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 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2018628TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2018828TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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