tineoid moth

Definitions of tineoid moth
  1. noun
    small dull-colored moth with chewing mouthparts
    synonyms: tineoid
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    tineid, tineid moth
    small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur
    gracilariid, gracilariid moth
    small dull or metallic-colored tineoid moths whose larvae mine in plant leaves
    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
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    moth
    typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
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