tineid moth

Definitions of tineid moth
  1. noun
    small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur
    synonyms: tineid
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    clothes moth
    any of several small yellowish or buff-colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens
    Trichophaga tapetzella, carpet moth, tapestry moth
    larvae feed on carpets and other woolens
    Tinea pellionella, casemaking clothes moth
    the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spins
    Tineola bisselliella, webbing clothes moth, webbing moth
    moth that forms a web in which it lives
    type of:
    tineoid, tineoid moth
    small dull-colored moth with chewing mouthparts
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