Posts Tagged: Greater Wax Moth
National Moth Week: Here's One Moth that Beekeepers Won't Celebrate
During the 11th annual National Moth Week, one thing's for sure: Beekeepers won't be celebrating...
The larvae of the Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) inside a bee hive. The black dotes are small hive beetles. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella), a night-flying moth that lays its eggs inside the cracks and crevices of a hive, inside and out. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a Bohart Museum of Entomology specimen, the Greater Wax Moth. (Photo by Jeff Smith)
This is a Lesser Wax Moth, Achroia grisella, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Jeff Smith)