T. O. C. Index

Coffin Point

< Prev Next >

PyralidaeSnout Moths

Aphomia sociella
Bee Moth  Bumble Bee Wax Moth

Phylo: 800008
Hodges:   5629
Size: WS: 18 - 40 mm
Range: (Can): All provinces except Sask, Man, Lab, Nfld, PEI.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Holarctic
Season: (BC): Jul - Aug
Food: Detritis, Fungi, Beeswax.
Comments: Eggs are laid in the nests of several species of bee and wasp. There, larvae consume everyting from wax, honey, pollen, and detritis within the hive. They are also predatory on the larvae and pupae.


Local Data

Observations: 1 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2021
First flight: Jun 28
Last flight:

More ...

BOLDBarcode of Life Data Systems — University of Guelph

BGBug Guide — Iowa State University

BAMONAButterflies and Moths of North America

HostsHosts Database — Natural History Museum (London)

GBIFGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility

LM (EBM)Lepidoptera Mundi  (European Butterflies and Moths)

MPGMoth Photographers Group — University of Mississippi

SMESpencer Museum of Entomology — University of British Columbia