Tapestry beetle
Tapestry beetle Tap"es*try bee"tle A small black dermestoid beetle ({Attagenus piceus}) whose larva feeds on tapestry, carpets, silk, fur, flour, and various other goods. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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