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greater wax moth

Scientific Name
Galleria mellonella
Scientific Author
(Linnaeus)
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Galleriinae)
Status
Exotic Species Occurrence in Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes

Larger than the lesser wax moth; adult wing span about 30mm; adult moth forewing colour is brown with faint light and dark markings.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
03/02/2007 03:07 AEST
Last Updated
01/06/2009 15:05 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2007) greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella) Updated on 6/1/2009 3:05:48 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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