bee moth definition

  • noun:
    • A moth (Galleria mellonella) that lays its eggs in beehives, where in fact the larvae feed on the wax and debris of this honeycombs. Also referred to as wax moth.
    • a moth (Galleria cereana) whose larvæ feast upon honeycomb, occasioning great harm in beehives.
    • A pyralid moth associated with genus Galeria, G. cereana (Fabricius).
    • moth whose larvae reside in and feed on bee honeycombs
    • A moth (Galleria mellonella) that lays its eggs in beehives, where in fact the larvae prey on the wax and debris of the honeycombs. Also referred to as wax moth.
    • a moth (Galleria cereana) whose larvæ prey on honeycomb, occasioning great harm in beehives.
    • A pyralid moth for the genus Galeria, G. cereana (Fabricius).
    • moth whoever larvae reside in and prey on bee honeycombs

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