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)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella)
This Photo:     Upper Abdomen

Thank you Prof Victor W Fazio III for confirming the id of this species for us

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

Copyright © 2018-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Nov-2018
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)