Silkmoths

The silkmoths do not have mouths. Their only function is to mate, lay eggs, then die. This all happens within a few days. The females die after laying anywhere between 200-500 eggs, while the males will mate with several females, then die.

Silkworms are no longer found in the wild. They are completely domesticated.

Here are a few I am mating....

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