genus Tinea

genus Tinea
type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
Syn: ↑Tinea
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Tineidae, ↑family Tineidae
Member Meronyms: ↑casemaking clothes moth, ↑Tinea pellionella

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