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Related to Bombycidae: Bombyx mori, Gelechiidae, Saturniidae
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Synonyms for Bombycidae

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1998 The Moths of Borneo (Part 3): Superfamily Bombycoidea: Families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae.
Silk is a kind of natural polymer which produced by 2 main types: family Bombycidae (domestic silk; Bombyx mori) and Saturniidae (wild silk; Antheraeapernyi, Philosamia ricini, etc.
de la familia Bombycidae y las especies silvestres de la familia Saturniidae: Antherae mylitta Drury, Antherae pernyi Guerin-Meneville, Antherae assama Westwood y Antherae yamamai Guerin-Meneville.
Traditionally, it was considered to be within the Bombycidae (Zolotuhin & Witt 2009; Zolotuhin 2012).
Dierl (1978, 1979) reviewed the oriental Bombycidae that included most species from China, and reported 42 species belonging to 8 genera, including 6 new genera, 8 new species and 2 new subspecies.