The Festoon

Apoda limacodes


Species Codes

B&F 173 RES 53.001

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Species Account

Pretty well distributed across Kent, certain to turn up in woodland with a decent spread of Oak, but also feeds on Beech and has been observed at Shore Woods CP actively feeding on Sweet Chestnut.

Nothing on the British list to really confuse this species with.

Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of The Festoon (Apoda limacodes) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year The Festoon (Apoda limacodes) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of The Festoon (Apoda limacodes) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

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