Galleria mellonella

800001.00 — 5622 — Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus, 1758) — Greater Wax Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera)

Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera)




  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 24.51m; p. 186. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide