Greater Wax Moth
Hindwing
Ellura
Greater Wax Moth
Ventral
 
    
Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Grass Moth (:Pyraloidea Pyralidae)
Species: Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella)
This Photo:     Upper Abdomen

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~14mm long, ~33mm wingspan.
We found one in November

Copyright © 2018- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Nov-2018
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)