Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1139571

Greater Wax Moth
Galleria mellonella

Observation date: September 04, 2017
Date notes: 66°F/°20C Hu80% 10mph/14kmh-WSW. Night. Cloudy mild with cool breezes and strong wind gusts. Thunderstorm watch is in effecf. Fall has arrived early on this Labor Day Monday. Moist& damp but comfortable. Full Moon! (Partly hidden by a low cloud cover).
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Resting near a porch light. BIG & FURRY, bright & shiny! (2" inches/50mm/5.0km).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 05, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania