Bombyx mori

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Bombyx mori
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Paired male (abuin), female (ablo)
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Fift instar silkworm larvae

Video: Metamorphosis/Life cycle o the Silkworm

Domesticatit
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Faimily: Bombycidae
Genus: Bombyx
Species: B. mori
Binomial name
Bombyx mori
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena mori Linnaeus, 1758
  • Bombyx arracanensis Moore & Hutton, 1862
  • Bombyx brunnea Grünberg, 1911
  • Bombyx croesi Moore & Hutton, 1862
  • Bombyx fortunatus Moore & Hutton, 1862
  • Bombyx meridionalis Wood-Mason, 1886
  • Bombyx sinensis Moore & Hutton, 1862
  • Bombyx textor Moore & Hutton, 1862

The silkworm is the larva or caterpeelar o the domesticatit silkmoch, Bombyx mori (Laitin: "silkworm o the mulberry tree").