Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella (garden)

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I found this moth in the Studio Its not what I want to see in my garden, but as long as my hives are strong they should cope with wax moth.

The males of this species have a distinctively concave outer edge to the forewing; the females are generally plainer in appearance with a less concave edge.

The name ‘Wax Moth’ refers to the moth’s lifestyle – it lives in beehives, where the larvae feed on the honeycomb.

Flying between June and October, the adults can be attracted to light…. Uk Moths

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