Achroia grisella (Fabricius, 1794)
Lesser Wax Moth
62.0050 (B&F: 1426)
Resident. Usually occurs singly at light in a wide range of habitats, larvae are sometimes fairly common in neglected beehives. Well distributed in central Sussex, less so elsewhere. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early September. Larvae feed on wax in domesticated beehives, preferring old wax, adults have also been associated with wasp nest. (Pratt, 2011).