Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1181694

Greater Wax Moth
Galleria mellonella

Observation date: August 08, 2018
Date notes: 75°F/25°C 80%Hu 15mph/24kph-SW. Night. Rainy & wet with a strong breeze. More rain is expected.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fluttered by and landed to rest on a roof truss/joist beam near a porch light. (1" inch/25mm).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 21, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania