Definition of Tapestry moth
1. Noun. Larvae feed on carpets and other woolens.
Generic synonyms: Tineid, Tineid Moth
Group relationships: Genus Trichophaga, Trichophaga
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Literary usage of Tapestry moth
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1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"The tapestry moth is not as common in this country as the other two clothes moths, and is a larger ..."
2. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The wings expand three- quarters of an inch and are black from the base to the middle, while the outer half is Fio. 57. — tapestry moth. (X 3. ..."
3. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The wings expand three- quarters of an inch and are black from the base to the middle, while the outer half is FIG. 57. — tapestry moth. (X 3. ..."
4. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"... but capable of doing great damage to woolens, furs, and feathers. Its larva does not make a portable tube, 147a Figure 147a.—Tapestry-moth ..."
5. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"... and the moth in emerging leaves its pupal shell projecting out of the cocoon as with the preceding species. "The tapestry moth.—The tapestry moth ..."
6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"A corded linen cloth prepared for tapestry-painting. tapestry-moth (tap'es-tri-moth), H. The common clothes-moth, ..."