Udea violae

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Udea violae
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U. violae
Binomial name
Udea violae
(Swezey, 1933)
Synonyms
  • Phlyctaenia violaeSwezey, 1933
  • Oeobia violae

Udea violae is a moth of the family Crambidae. It was described by Otto Herman Swezey in 1933 and is endemic to the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

The larvae feed on Viola species. Fully grown larvae are about 20 mm long and light green, with white dorsal fat bodies showing through. They spin up between leaves.

The pupal period lasts 26 days.


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