Galleria mellonella (Wax moth, Honeycomb Moth) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-101926 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 16 Jun 2011 last updated: 21 Jun 2012
Organism information
Galleria mellonella
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Pyralidae
Genus Galleria
Species mellonella
  • Wax moth
    EN
  • Honeycomb Moth
    EN
Insects
Wild
Characteristics related to biosafety
EN
EN
EN
It is found in most of the world, including Europe and adjacent Eurasia (its presumed native range), and as an introduced species e.g. in North America and Australia.
EN
EN
  • Research
Additional Information
EN
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