museum beetle


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museum beetle

n
(Animals) See dermestid
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"The zebra succumbed to museum beetle some years ago and had to go.
The grass and Eric's fur are ideal habitats for potentially destructive critters such as clothes moths, or the caterpillar of Anthremus, the museum beetle.

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