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Subfamily Galleriinae

Silk tubes closeup - Aphomia Lesser Wax Moth - Hodges #5623  (Achroia grisella) - Achroia grisella Bee Moth - Aphomia sociella  Lesser Wax Moth - Hodges#5623  (Achroia grisella) ? - Achroia grisella Bee Moth - Aphomia sociella Pyralidae? - Alpheias oculiferalis ID ? - Achroia grisella Aphomia
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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.