Dermestoid
Dermestoid Der*mes"toid, a. [Dermestes + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to or resembling the genus Dermestes. [1913 Webster]

The carpet beetle, called the buffalo moth, is a dermestoid beetle. --Pop. Sci. Monthly. [1913 Webster]


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  • Attagenus piceus — 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.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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