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Bombyx mori

LC control no.sh2021000087
LC classificationQL561.B6 Zoology
SF541 SF555 Sericulture
Topical headingBombyx mori
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Variant(s)Chinese silkworm
Domestic silk moth
Domestic silkworm
Domestic silkworm moth
Domesticated silk moth
Domesticated silkmoth
Domesticated silkworm
Mulberry silkworm
Silk moth, Domestic
Silk moth, Domesticated
Silkmoth, Domestic
Silkmoth, Domesticated
Silkworm, Chinese
Silkworm, Domestic
Silkworm, Domesticated
Silkworm, Mulberry
Silkworm moth, Domestic
Silkworm moth, Mulberry
See alsoBombyx
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Found inWork cat.: Moth, silkworm farm, South Korea, between 1977 and 1980, via University of Washington digital collections, International Collections, Jan. 14, 2021.
Silkworm moth, via Enchanted learning website, January 14, 2021 (silkworm-moth; the silkworm (Bombyx mori) is the caterpillar of a moth whose cocoon is used to make silk; this insect is also called the silkworm-moth and the mulberry silkworm; it is native to Northern China)
Wikipedia, Jan. 14, 2021 (Bombyx mori, the domestic silk moth, is an insect from the moth family Bombycidae; the silkworm is the larva or caterpillar of a silk moth)
ITIS, Jan. 14, 2021 (Bombyx mori. Common name: silkworm. Genus Bombyx)
Common names of insects database (Entomological Society of America), via WWW, Jan. 14, 2021 (Common name: silkworm. Scientific name: Bombyx mori)
Common names (Entomological Society of Canada), via WWW, Jan. 14, 2021 (silkworm. Genus: Bombyx. Species: mori)
Britannica online, Jan. 14, 2021 (Silkworm moth; alternative titles: Bombyx mori, Chinese silkworm, domesticated silkworm; silkworm moth, (Bombyx mori), lepidopteran whose caterpillar has been used in silk production (sericulture) for thousands of years; although native to China, the silkworm has been introduced throughout the world and has undergone complete domestication, with the species no longer being found in the wild)
Amateur Entomologists Society glossary, via WWW, Jan. 14, 2021 (Silkmoth: Silkmoths are moths whose pupae are surrounded in a silken cocoon. They are represented by members of the Bombycidae and the Saturniidae; The Silkworm moth (Bombyx mori Latr.) being the most frequently exploited member of the Bombycidae)
New world encyclopedia website, Jan. 14, 2021 (Silkworm is the larva or caterpillar of various species of moths, in particular, Bombyx mori, the domesticated silkmoth, whose silk cocoons can be used in the production of silk)
Merriam-Webster online, Jan. 14, 2021 (Bombyx: the type genus of Bombycidae including the domestic silkworm moth (Bombyx mori))