1428 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella ABH 62.001
Linnaeus, 1758

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Wingspan 18-44 mm.

Phenology June through to August, Nocturnal

Description This species is sexually dimorphic, male / female differences the males being more brightly coloured and patterned than the females.

Life Cycle Like some other members of the Galleriinae, the larvae feed on the comb inside bee and wasp nests.

Habitat

FEMALE

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MALE


With Thanks CC-BY-SA-2.5 and GNU FDL Olaf Leillinger