The little grey Wax-moth, pressed close in a crack in the alighting-board, had waited this chance all day.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
The larva of the moth feeds on the wax.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
If she gets the least opportunity Mother Bee-Moth lays her eggs in the wax of the honeycomb, for the baby moths are very fond of wax.
"Little Busybodies" by Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
Wax the food of the moth larvae.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
But the great question in bee-culture is, How to prevent the depredation of the wax-moth?
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden