casemaking clothes moth


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Noun1.casemaking clothes moth - the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spinscasemaking clothes moth - the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk that it spins
clothes moth - any of several small yellowish or buff-colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens
genus Tinea - type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
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Just like butterflies, casemaking clothes moths, Tinea pellionella, start as caterpillars.