wax moth(redirected from wax moths)
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A moth (Galleria mellonella) that lays its eggs in beehives, where the larvae feed on the wax and debris of the honeycombs.
(Animals) a brown pyralid moth, Galleria mellonella, the larvae of which feed on the combs of beehives. Also called: honeycomb moth or bee moth
a moth, Galleria mellonella, the larvae of which feed on honeycombs in beehives. Also called wax moth.