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Galleria mellonella

Greater Wax Moth at Melba, ACT

Galleria mellonella at Melba, ACT - 11 Feb 2021
Galleria mellonella at Melba, ACT - 11 Feb 2021
Galleria mellonella at Melba, ACT - 11 Feb 2021
Galleria mellonella at Melba, ACT - 11 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Galleria mellonella 13 Feb 2021 donhe
Galleria mellonella 13 Feb 2021 ibaird
Unidentified 13 Feb 2021 kasiaaus

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ibaird wrote:
   13 Feb 2021
A minor pest in honeybee hives Apis mellifera.
kasiaaus wrote:
   13 Feb 2021
Interesting.

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(genus) (Brown button beetle) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus Melanococcus albizziae (Acacia Mealybug) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus Membracidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Horned treehopper) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus Chloroclystis filata (Filata Moth, Australian Pug Moth) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis ipsilon (Black Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus Fisera perplexata (Light-tan Crest-moth) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus Leucania diatrecta (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 May 2021 by kasiaaus Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 May 2021 by kasiaaus Ceromitia iolampra (A Fairy moth) at Melba, ACT - 2 May 2021 by kasiaaus Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 May 2021 by kasiaaus Chloroclystis metallospora (A Geometer moth (Larentiinae)) at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Holocola triangulana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Meyriccia latro at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Tachystola hemisema (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Zermizinga sinuata (Lucerne Looper, Spider Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Syneora hemeropa (Ring-tipped Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Chrysolarentia euphileta (Well-loved Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Acropolitis rudisana (A leafroller moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Oenochroa and Artiastis (genera) at Melba, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa tibiata (An Owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Chrysolarentia euphileta (Well-loved Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 24 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 24 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 21 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Homoeosoma vagella (Macadamia Flower Caterpillar) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Meritastis (genus) (A Bell moth (Tortricinae)) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Assara subarcuella (a Phycitine Moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Thrincophora lignigerana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Isotenes miserana (Orange Fruit Borer) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Mnesampela lenaea (Rippled Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Syncometes vilis (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Phryganeutis cinerea at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Isotenes miserana (Orange Fruit Borer) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Dialectica scalariella (Echium Leaf Miner) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Chloroclystis metallospora (A Geometer moth (Larentiinae)) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Sandava xylistis (Rusty Snout) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Phryganeutis cinerea at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Tachystola acroxantha (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Diarsia intermixta (Chevron Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Carposina telesia (A Fruitworm moth (Family Carposinidae)) at Melba, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Larentiinae (subfamily) (A geometer moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Epiphyas ashworthana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Proteuxoa undescribed species MoV 21 at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Oxythecta (genus) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Chrysolarentia mecynata (Mecynata Carpet Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Ciampa arietaria (Forked Pasture-moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Thrincophora impletana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Melba, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by kasiaaus
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Lepidoscia adelopis (A case moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Melba, ACT - 24 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Microdes diplodonta (Double-toothed Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 19 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Chrysolarentia subrectaria (Geometrid moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Praxis edwardsii (Edward's Praxis) at Melba, ACT - 18 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 14 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Philobota pilipes (A concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa oxygona (White-lined Noctuid) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Thallarcha trissomochla (Yellow Crossed Footman) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Unplaced externaria (Mahogany Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Chloroclystis filata (Filata Moth, Australian Pug Moth) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Diarsia intermixta (Chevron Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 12 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Poecilasthena thalassias (Sea-blue Delicate) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Melanococcus albizziae (Acacia Mealybug) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Membracidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Horned treehopper) at Melba, ACT - 11 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 10 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Chloroclystis filata (Filata Moth, Australian Pug Moth) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis ipsilon (Black Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Fisera perplexata (Light-tan Crest-moth) at Melba, ACT - 9 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Leucania diatrecta (A Noctuid moth) at Melba, ACT - 6 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 4 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Ceromitia iolampra (A Fairy moth) at Melba, ACT - 2 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Melba, ACT - 1 May 2021 by kasiaaus
Chloroclystis metallospora (A Geometer moth (Larentiinae)) at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Holocola triangulana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Meyriccia latro at Melba, ACT - 30 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Tachystola hemisema (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Melba, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Zermizinga sinuata (Lucerne Looper, Spider Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Syneora hemeropa (Ring-tipped Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Chrysolarentia euphileta (Well-loved Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Acropolitis rudisana (A leafroller moth) at Melba, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Oenochroa and Artiastis (genera) at Melba, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa tibiata (An Owlet moth) at Melba, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Chrysolarentia euphileta (Well-loved Carpet) at Melba, ACT - 24 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 24 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Capua intractana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 21 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Homoeosoma vagella (Macadamia Flower Caterpillar) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Meritastis (genus) (A Bell moth (Tortricinae)) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Assara subarcuella (a Phycitine Moth) at Melba, ACT - 20 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Thrincophora lignigerana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Isotenes miserana (Orange Fruit Borer) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Mnesampela lenaea (Rippled Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Syncometes vilis (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Phryganeutis cinerea at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Isotenes miserana (Orange Fruit Borer) at Melba, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Dialectica scalariella (Echium Leaf Miner) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Chloroclystis metallospora (A Geometer moth (Larentiinae)) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Sandava xylistis (Rusty Snout) at Melba, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Phryganeutis cinerea at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Austroterpna paratorna (Rounded Grey) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Tachystola acroxantha (A Concealer moth) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Diarsia intermixta (Chevron Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Carposina telesia (A Fruitworm moth (Family Carposinidae)) at Melba, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Larentiinae (subfamily) (A geometer moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Stibaroma undescribed species (A Line-moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Epiphyas ashworthana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Melba, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Proteuxoa undescribed species MoV 21 at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Oxythecta (genus) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Chrysolarentia mecynata (Mecynata Carpet Moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Ciampa arietaria (Forked Pasture-moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Thrincophora impletana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus
Thrincophora inconcisana (A Tortricid moth) at Melba, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by kasiaaus

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  • Exotic
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  • 11 Feb 2021 10:49 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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