family Dermestidae


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Noun1.family 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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Volume 13 focuses on the family dermestidae. All 62 currently described genera and 1498 species are included.
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).