The Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Linnaeus, 1758Non-nativeSynonyms: Hodges #5629.

Status:

Probably introduced along with bee hives from Europe (BugGuide).

Relationships:

The larvae of Aphomia develop in the nests of bees and wasps (Glaser, Micromoths).

There are 89 records in the project database.

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The Bee Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/8/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/23/2013). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/7/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/26/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/24/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (4/29/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/27/2014). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A The Bee Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (5/26/2014). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/8/2015). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/27/2014). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/15/2017). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/8/2015). Photo by TJ Walters. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/21/2015). Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)

A female Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A male Bee Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/1/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (4/15/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

The Bee Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/20/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A female Bee Moth. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

A female Bee Moth. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)


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