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lesser wax moth

Scientific Name
Achroia grisella
Scientific Author
(Fabricius)
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Galleriinae)
Status
Exotic Species Outbreak in Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Looks something like a clothes moth; adult wingspan 10 to 15 mm in length, wings are grey or dull brown sometimes with a minor bronze tinge.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
03/02/2007 02:33 AEST
Last Updated
01/06/2009 15:03 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) lesser wax moth (Achroia grisella) Updated on 6/1/2009 3:03:50 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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