Pyralidae: Galleriinae

05569 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1428 (ABH62.001)


General Information

This is a sexually dimorphic species in that the males are more brightly coloured and patterned than the females.

Wingspan: 18-44 mm.
Foodplant(s): comb from bee or wasp nests
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Woodland, fens, grassland, heathland and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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