Limacodidae
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Festoon
Apoda limacodes

(Hufnagel, 1766) 173 / 53.001

Norfolk status
Local.
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. It continues to be well recorded in recent years.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/07/2024127TG11Costessey
15/07/2024227TG11Costessey
14/07/2024127TG11Taverham
14/07/2024227TG11Costessey
09/07/2024127TG11Costessey
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Forewing: M 10-12mm. F 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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