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  1. black carpet beetle(noun)

    a carpet beetle that is solid black in color


  1. black carpet beetle(Noun)

    an oval shaped black beetle, Attagenus unicolor


  1. Black carpet beetle

    The black carpet beetle, Attagenus unicolor, is a beetle, 3–5 millimetres long, that can be a serious household pest. The larvae grow to 7 mm in length, are reddish brown in colour and covered with bristles. The larval form feeds on natural fibres, damaging carpets, furniture and clothing.

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