Origin of bee moth
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But I have not yet spoken of the most fruitful cause of the desolating ravages of the bee-moth.
Hundreds are caught in this way, although many other kinds besides the bee-moth will be mixed with them.Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained|M. Quinby
It has been found very difficult to preserve comb from the bee-moth, when it is taken from the bees.
It should enable the Apiarian, if the bee-moth ever gains the upper hand of the bees, to remove the combs, and expel the worms.
Wax is the proper aliment of the larvæ of the bee-moth: and upon this seemingly indigestible substance, they thrive and fatten.