a moth of the family Tineidae, comprising the clothes moths.
belonging or pertaining to the family Tineidae.
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How to use tineid in a sentence
tineid larv are rarely found in collections, and only affect the larger moths.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects | C. V. Riley
This is one of the largest of the tineid found in New Zealand, measuring fully fifteen lines across the expanded wings.An Elementary Manual of New Zealand Entomology | G. V. Hudson
Capillii: hairs of the head that form a cap as in certain Trichoptera and tineid Lepidoptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
The smaller specimens, such as the Tortricid and Phycitid and tineid should be "boxed" in the pillboxes provided for this purpose.Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting | William T. Hornaday
British Dictionary definitions for tineid
any moth of the family Tineidae, which includes the clothes moths
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Tineidae
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