Clothes moth

Definition of Clothes moth

(Zool.) a small moth of the genus Tinea. The most common species (Tinea flavifrontella) is yellowish white. The larvæ eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.

See also: Clothes

Related Words

casemaking clothes moth, Tinea pellionella, tineid, tineid moth, Tineola bisselliella, webbing clothes moth, webbing moth
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