webbing clothes moth

noun
variants: or less commonly webbing moth

Definition of webbing clothes moth

: a clothes moth (Tineola biselliella) whose larva attacks carpets, tapestry, and other woolen goods and forms a web in which it lives

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“Webbing clothes moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webbing%20clothes%20moth. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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