family Dermestidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Dermestidae - carpet beetles
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
carpet beetle, carpet bug - small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics
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The family Dermestidae contains about 1460 species and subspecies worldwide, includes 27 species from Pakistan (Hashmi and Tashfeen, 1992; Hava, 2007; Hava and Ahmed, 2012).