Skin moth


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(Zool.) any insect which destroys the prepared skins of animals, especially the larva of Dermestes and Anthrenus.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Old lesions slowly enlarged to give skin moth eaten appearance, transformation to generalized morphea was not observed.