Bombyx mori

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Synonyms for Bombyx mori

stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human care

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Other Daughters of Los, labouring at Looms less fine Create the Silk-worm & the Spider & the Catterpiller To assist in their most grievous work of pity & compassion (59:45-47; E 209)
Lawson's paper, "On the Silk-Worm and Other Fibre-Yielding Insects and the Growth of their Food Plans in Canada," was not simply a matter of following traditional protocols of the society.
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The gypsy moth was introduced to the US to begin a silk-worm industry.