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Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wax Moth
Fausse teigne de la cire

Genus: Galleria Fabricius, 1798   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
G. mellonella (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 14, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
G. mellonella (© Chris Steeman)
Adult (female), Kapellen, Antwerp, Belgium, August 9, 2004
(Photo by Chris Steeman)

Foodplants:
Honeycomb

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