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Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)

Festoon
53.0010 (B&F: 173)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Zygaenoidea
  »Family: Limacodidae
   »Subfamily: Sesiinae
    »Tribe: Grapholitini

Synonym(s):

Apoda avellana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Apoda testudo ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Apoda funalis (Donovan, 1794)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nb

A resident species usually occurring sparingly at mv light but sometimes fairly common in woods containing mature oak. Episodically common on Ashdown Forest. Widespread across the region but currently completely absent from central parts. Perhaps in decline. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-June to late July. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

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Brickfield Meadow, 16 vi 2017 Photo: Alice Parfitt

Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)

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