Udea karagaialis

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Udea karagaialis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Udea
Species:U. karagaialis
Binomial name
Udea karagaialis
(Caradja, 1916)
  • Pionea fulcrialis var. karagaialisCaradja, 1916

Udea karagaialis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Aristide Caradja in 1916. It is found in Kyrgyzstan. [1]

Moth Group of mostly-nocturnal insects in the order Lepidoptera

Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths, and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, many of which have yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal species.

Crambidae Family of insects

The Crambidae are the grass moth family of lepidopterans. They are variable in appearance, the nominal subfamily Crambinae taking up closely folded postures on grass stems where they are inconspicuous, while other subfamilies include brightly coloured and patterned insects which rest in wing-spread attitudes.

Aristide Caradja Romanian entomologist (1861–1955)

Aristide Caradja was a Romanian entomologist and lawyer.


  1. "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2014-07-15.