tapestry moth


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tapestry moth

n
(Animals) one of the larger tineid moths, Trichophaga tapetzella, the larvae of which devour animal fibres. It is brown, with white-tipped forewings, and prefers damp environments
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Noun1.tapestry moth - larvae feed on carpets and other woolenstapestry moth - larvae feed on carpets and other woolens
tineid, tineid moth - small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur
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