British Wildlife Wiki
Advertisement

The Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) or Honeycomb Moth, is a species of micro moth.

This species is found in bee hives, where the larvea feed on honeycomb, giving the species it's name. Often attracted to light, this species is quite large for a micro moth, and is distinctive.

Wax Moth

Wax Moth - http://www.flickr.com/photos/qwertyqwertyqwerty/

Advertisement