Bee Moth Aphomia sociella
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Pyralidae » Galleriinae
This species is sexually dimorphic, male / female differences the males being more brightly coloured and patterned than the females. ts body and forewings are typically reddish brown, tan, or dark green in color and females have a dark spot in the center of each forewing. Like some other members of the Galleriinae, the larvae feed on the comb inside bee and wasp nests.
It is nocturnal on the wing from June through to August, and can be attracted to ligh