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Species Aphomia sociella - Bee Moth - Hodges#5629

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Galleriinae
Tribe Tirathabini
Genus Aphomia
Species sociella (Bee Moth - Hodges#5629)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphomia sociella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Larvae develop in the nests of bees and wasps.
Introduced species, probably from Europe along with bee hives.
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