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Thanks to the Silk Road, the contribution of silkworms to the history of global trade is more widely appreciated.Why We Should Eat Crickets. And Other Bug Ideas - Facts So Romantic|Mary Ellen Hannibal|October 2, 2020|Nautilus
In The Silkworm, Rowling deploys this knack with an almost perfect touch.
The Silkworm brings back Cormoran Strike (yes, Potterish names still abound).
The caterpillar produces silk, though it is not equal to that of the better known silkworm.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
The Mussel which makes such long anchor-threads might be called "the silkworm of the sea."On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith
The Silkworm is about eight weeks in arriving at maturity, during which period it changes its skin four or five times.
At a certain period of its existence the silkworm gives off a secretion of jelly-like substance.Textiles|William H. Dooley
Malpighi has observed that a silkworm often eats in a day mulberry leaves equal to its own weight.The Insect World|Louis Figuier