carpet beetle

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Synonyms for carpet beetle

small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics

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Scenario 1 * Carrion flies * Predatory flies * Carrion beetles * Predatory beetles * Hair and skin beetles Scenario 2 * Blow flies * Flesh flies * Predatory flies * Carrion beetles * Rove beetles * Carpet beetles * Clothes moths
Carpet beetles, second-hand smoke concerns and, especially, bed bugs are a few of the latest hot-button issues in high-end co-op and condo buildings.
Lisa Di-Giorgio, who has a baby son, was so worried about the carpet beetles infesting her home that shewas checking for them day and night.
An increase in the number of complaints involving scavenger insects such as larder beetles, (Dermestes lardarius Linnaeus), and other carpet beetles (Dermestes sp.
Curtains, tapestries and upholstery are carefully and slowly vacuumed, and everything is checked for deterioration or infestation by pests, such as carpet beetles or woodworm.
Studies indicate that the aromatic properties of cedar wood, especially the aromatic Eastern red cedar, protect clothes from pests such as moths, cockroaches, silverfish and carpet beetles.
Common carpet beetles, cabinet beetles (pantry pests), and hide beetles, are just a few.
WHEN I had another letter like this last month I said that these might not be moths but carpet beetles.
First you shampoo it and spray it with bug repellent to keep away carpet beetles and moths," says Joe Kulis, a taxidermist (specialist in the lifelike preservation of dead animals).
People use the compound to rid human nests of carpet beetles and clothes moths and to repel intruders such as bats and starlings.