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Found some small moths

Does anyone if this is a wax mouth? I found a couple of the in the bottom trey but none in the brood box. I looked it up and it didn’t look like the ones I found online.

That is a lesser wax moth:

Looks like you need to empty your tray much more often - every week or two would stop them from breeding in the debris. :blush:


Hi Dawn,

They don’t have any of the characteristics listed below thank you for the info. I cleaned it today.

Well, to my eye, it looks remarkably similar to this:

However, we do have some insect ID experts on the forum, so maybe they can chime in… :wink:

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Yes. Remarkably similar!