what leaves provide the staple diet of a silkworm
A silkworm makes silk be excreting a rope like substance from its silk glands. Silkworms must eat a very special diet of special leaves from China in order to make this silk.
Mulberry tree leaves
The silkworm feeds mainly on the leaves of the mulberry tree. Silk growers provide their charges with fresh leaves daily to keep them growing and happy.
One, Mulberry leaves
They Eat Mulberry Leaves.
Eucalyptus leaves form the main diet of the koala.
The silkworm breathes through the dots on its body. These dots are called spiracles. They like to eat mulberry leaves.
Silkworms also eat beetroot leaves
Silk "worms" are actually the larval form of the domestic silk moth (Bombyx mori). The silkworms are raised on a diet of only white mulberry (Morus alba) leaves until they enter the pupal stage. The cocoons which the silkworms make are then used to make silk.
A silkworm can make a cocoon anywhere even on the ground. it prefers the bark of trees though.
No. The 'silkworm' is the caterpillar of the domesticated silkmoth which feeds on the leaves of the white mulberry plant.Farmers grow the plant and feed the leaves to the silkworms which are kept in flat baskets in their houses.Thus far form living in dirt, silkworms live in baskets and are cared for by silkworm farmers.see related link below for more information.
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.
silkworm is the caterpillar of silk moth . it spines a strong,thin,silken fibre around itself to form a cucoon
Silkworms prefer to eat white mulberry leaves, but they will eat the leaves of any other mulberry tree as well as the Osage Orange.
They have a diet of leaves, trees and grasses, because they are herbivores.
The larva of a silkworm moth is called silkworm caterpillar.
ask the silkworm whether he/she is male of female and get the answer.................
first the silkworms are fed on the leaves of the mulberry bush. then each silkworm spins a continuous thread up to 800 metres long to form a cocoon. then the silkworms are boiled in water and silk is obtained from them
The female silkworm has longer abdomen than male silkworm
What is the metamorphosis process of a silkworm?
the use of the silkworm is for making silk