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Bombycidae
890007.007668Bombyx mori (Linnaeus, 1758) – Silkworm Moth
Distribution Data for Bombyx mori
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Synonymy: • Phalaena mori Linnaeus, 1758
• Bombyx arracanensis Moore & Hutton, 1862
• Bombyx brunnea Grόnberg, 1911
• Bombyx croesi Moore & Hutton, 1862
• Bombyx fortunatus Moore & Hutton, 1862
• Bombyx fuscata Motschulsky, 1866
• Bombyx meridionalis Wood-Mason, 1886
• Bombyx sinensis Moore & Hutton, 1862
• Bombyx textor Moore & Hutton, 1862
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Franclemont, J. G., 1973. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1: p. 24; pl. 11.17-21. order
Bombyx mori
© Peter J. Bryant
Bombyx mori
© Peter J. Bryant

Bombyx mori
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Bombyx mori
© Peter J. Bryant


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