5622 – Galleria mellonella,

Greater Wax Moth 

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General Species Information

Host Plant: Bugguide site lists hosts as Bees wax, dried fruits, crude sugar and dead insects

Historical Range: Most of the USA

Our Experience with this Species: Jim Troubridge reports this species from Key Largo and Bahia Honda Key in February, March, April, July and November

Notes

Distribution Chart

K. Largo   Marath. Ba. Hond     B.P.K.   No Name  Sck. Isd.    K. West
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed on that island

Adult Flight Chart

  Jan.       Feb.     Mar.     Apr.    May     Jun.      Jul.       Aug.     Sep.     Oct.     Nov.     Dec.
Colored box indicates adult of this species has been confirmed in that month

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