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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·thre·nus n.  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.