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Silkmoths are represented by members of the Bombycidae and the Saturniidae which are farmed for their silk. The Silkworm moth (Bombyx mori) is the most frequently exploited member of the Bombycidae. There are about 1300 species within the Family Saturniidae, although only a small percentage of these produce silk. 

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Atlas Moth, Attacus Atlas, Saturniidae, Lepidoptera - Macro of wings Featured Silk Moths Print

Atlas Moth, Attacus Atlas, Saturniidae, Lepidoptera - Macro of wings

Atlas moth is a very large moth and often considered the largest moth in the world. They are found in tropical and subtropical forests of Southeast Asia. In India some cultivate these moth for their silk. The brown wool-like silk known as fagara are thought to be more durable than that produced by the Silkworm moth. Atlas moth cocoons have been used as purses in Taiwan. These moth have no mouths and don't eat once they emerge from their cocoons. they rely on the fat stored from their immature stages of life. They live only live a few days. This is an extreme close-up of a living Atlas moth's wings, the dorsal surfaces. Photographed indoors in a butterfly garden in Florida, USA

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Coloured SEM of antennae of a silk moth Featured Silk Moths Print

Coloured SEM of antennae of a silk moth

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