Udea alpinalis is a European Alpine species of moth of the family Crambidae. It has two white spots on the forewings which are more or less kidney-shaped. With a wingspan of 15–17 mm, it flies from June to August depending on the location.
Spotted on Pulsatilla alpina (Alpine pasqueflower), alt. 1500m ASL.
The larvae feed on Senecio species. Spotted in La Pierreuse (meaning "stony place"), a nature reserve in the Swiss Alps. http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/la-pierr...
Lat: 46.45, Long: 7.18
Spotted on Jul 24, 2012
Submitted on Jul 28, 2012