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Subfamily Galleriinae

5625 - Omphalocera cariosa Pyralid? - Aphomia sociella - male 5649 - Alpheioides parvulalis Aphomia sociella Greater Wax Moth - Hodges #5622 - Galleria mellonella Moth - Aphomia sociella - male Sharply-marked Aphomia sp. - Aphomia Greater Wax Moth - Galleria mellonella
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Classification
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Galleriinae Zeller, 1848
Explanation of Names
Galleriinae from the type genus Galleria (Fabricius), from the habit of the larvae forming galleries in honeycomb. (1)
Numbers
30 species in 12 genera in our area (2).
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.