Apoda limacodes

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Apoda limacodes
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Limacodidae
Genus: Apoda
Species: A. limacodes
Binomial name
Apoda limacodes
(Hufnagel, 1766)

Apoda limacodes, the festoon, is a moth of the family Limacodidae. It is found in Europe. The wingspan is 20–30 mm. The moth flies in June and July in Belgium and the Netherlands.

The festoon mainly inhabits thick woodlands, and it is mainly nocturnal, but it will occasionally fly in the sun.


The larvae feed on oak and beech.

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