What is another word for dermestidae?

Pronunciation: [dˈɜːmɪstˌɪdiː] (IPA)

Dermestidae is a family of beetles that are commonly referred to as "skin beetles" or "hide beetles" due to their tendency to feed on animal hides, skins, and fur. They are also known as flesh-eating or carrion beetles as they are attracted to decaying flesh. Other synonyms for Dermestidae include carpet beetles, furniture beetles, and larder beetles. These beetles can be a nuisance as they can damage stored food, fabrics, and leather items. Therefore, it is important to take necessary measures to control their population and prevent them from infesting homes and businesses.

Synonyms for Dermestidae:

What are the hypernyms for Dermestidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Animalia (Animals), Arthropoda (Arthropods), Coleoptera (beetles), Eukaryota (eukaryotes), Hexapoda (hexapods), Insecta (Insects).

What are the hyponyms for Dermestidae?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Dermestidae?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Dermestidae?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

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