Definition of Trichophaga tapetzella
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 Trichophaga tapetzella
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1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"The Tapestry Moth (trichophaga tapetzella L.).—The Tapestry Moth is not as common in this country as the other two clothes moths, and is a larger insect ..."
2. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"trichophaga tapetzella, tapestry moth, basal half of fore wings black, the rest white ; larva constructs burrows or galleries in which it spins a silken ..."
3. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"... and the gallery species or tapestry moth (trichophaga tapetzella L.). "A few other species, which normally infest animal prod- ..."
4. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"Tapestry Moth (trichophaga tapetzella L.).—Rarer and slightly larger than either of the preceding. Adult.—Head white, basal half of fore wings black; ..."