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lesser wax moth (redirected from Achroia grisella)
lesser wax moth: see bee mothbee moth,
greater wax moth,
or honeycomb moth,
common name for an insect pest of honeycombs. Bee moths do damage during their larval stages, injuring combs and honey.
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(1969) on lesser wax moth Achroia grisella
reared on different diets.
Again, 6 (14.29%) colonies were infested with Large hive beetle (Hoplostomus fuligenius), 30 (71.43%) colonies with Greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella) and 27 (64.29%) colonies with Lesser wax moth (Achroia grisella
) (Figure 2).
Among these are the two wax moths Achroia grisella
In his study, spiders were more likely to attack live over dead prey when offered slow-moving larval prey such as waxworms (Achroia grisella
) and mealworms (Tenebrio molitor).