Anthrenus

Definition of Anthrenus

An`thre´nus   Pronunciation: ăn`thrē´nŭs
n.1.(Zool.) A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The common "museum pest" is Anthrenus varius; the carpet beetle is Anthrenus scrophulariæ. The larvæ are commonly confounded with moths.
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