Virtual museum of Canada
Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Silk Moth
Accession number : G-77-1903-Hi-S
Scientific Name : Bombyx mori
English Name : Silk Moth
French Name : Bombyx du mûrier
Specimen Nature : dry
Age or Developmental Stage : egg larva, cocoon, imago

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Photo 1
Small cabinet showing the Silk Moth and different steps in the culture of silks.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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