Definition of Dermestid

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermestid

dermatoses
dermatosis
dermatosis medicamentosa
dermatosis papulosa nigra
dermatosparaxis
dermatotherapy
dermatothlasia
dermatotropic
dermatoxenoplasty
dermatozoiasis
dermatozoon
dermatozoonosis
dermatrophia
dermenchysis
dermestes
dermestid (current term)
dermestids
dermestoid
dermic
dermis
dermises
dermo-
dermoblast
dermobranchiata
dermobranchiate
dermochelyid
dermochelyids
dermocyma
dermoepidermal interface
dermographia

Literary usage of Dermestid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Mr. Busck observed that a female will paralyze all dermestid larvae ... dermestid larva at right, showing eggs of parasite; full- grown parasite ..."

2. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1893)
"317-318, another instance is given of the felting of a pillow-case from duck feathers which had been destroyed by dermestid beetles. ..."

3. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1899)
"Among them were 5 or 6 skins of a dermestid larva {Attagenus ... a small ragged hole at one end of the cocoon sufficient to pass out or in a dermestid or ..."

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