Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1133950

Greater Wax Moth
Galleria mellonella

Observation date: August 12, 2017
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 1 inch length, holds wings very close to form a tube, wings have two, gray/pink, mottled, shaded areas; top of moth is redder. Whole moth is peppered with tiny black slashes and dots
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 15, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.