FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Arthropoda.

Insecta.

LEPIDOPTERA.

BOMBYCIDAE, , Silkworm Cocoons.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Invertebrates, Phylum: Arthropoda, Subphylum: Hexapoda, Class: Insecta, Cladus: Dicondylia, Cladus: Pterygota, Cladus: Metapterygota, Cladus: Neoptera, Cladus: Eumetabola, Cladus: Endopterygota, Superorder: Panorpida, Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera, Order: Lepidoptera.

Bombyx, Silkworm,


Silkworm Cocoons. Species: Bombyx mori (Bombyx mandarina)
Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombyx_mori,
File: Imgp7682.jpg, Original Size: 2272 x 1704
Loc.: Yuet Yang Silk Art Emporium, China. Date: 20 April 2007
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Lepidoptera, Suborder: Glossata, Infraordo: Heteroneura, Division: Ditrysia, Section: Cossina, Subsection: Bombycina, Superfamily: Bombycoidea, Series: Bombyciformes, Family: Bombycidae, Subfamily: Bombycinae, Genus: Bombyx, Species: Bombyx mori (Bombyx mandarina)