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Answered 2014-11-02 15:13:16

No. Even though Spiders aren't insects they are arachnids and they produce silk.

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What is made by an insect?

Honey (bees) SIlk (silkworms)

Are Silkworms helpful or harmful?

Silkworms are the 2nd most useful insect known to mankind, as it produces silk, did you know that one cocoon is made of a single thread more or less 914 meters long.

What can silk be made from?

Silk comes from silkworms -- its only source for natural silk.

What are the uses of silkworms?

Silkworms are used for silk. There cacoons are made of silk. When the silkworms are in their cacoons, the owner boils and kills the worm giving he/she silk.

What are silkworms?

Silkworms are caterpillars that make silk.

What is the source of silk threads?

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Where is silk made?

its made from silkworms its made from silkworms

Where do we get silk from?

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Is a silkworm a worm?

No. Silkworms are actually the larva form of the silk moth, which is domesticated. True worms are Annelids, but the silkworm is actually an insect.

What is silk made from?

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What is silk from?

Most commercial silk is produced by silkworms.

Does silkworms silk come out of there anal opening?

Yes, silkworms silk comes out of there anal opening-(there butt-hole)

How does silk come from silk worms?

the silk which comes from silkworms is a kind of substance.

Does silk come from a silkworm?

Yes, silk does come from silkworms.

How do you make silk from Anicent China?

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Is silk from plant?

No. Silk fibre is spun by silkworms as cocoons.

How silk and wool obtained?

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Is silk made from cotton?

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Where does raw silk come from?

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Why did the people keeps silkworms?

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What spins the strongest silk?

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What does silkworms eat?

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Why did the people of Huang He Valley raise silkworms?

It is not known how or why the people of Huang He Valley raised silkworms. The silkworms were most likely raised for their silk like in the rest of China. Silk was an extremely valuable product often only legally worn by the rulers of China when not exported.

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