Samia cynthia


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Related to Samia cynthia: cynthia moth, Antheraea pernyi
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Noun1.Samia cynthia - large green silkworm of the cynthia mothSamia cynthia - large green silkworm of the cynthia moth
giant silkworm, wild wilkworm, silkworm - larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
genus Samia, Samia - silkworm moths
2.Samia cynthia - large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus
giant silkworm moth, silkworm moth - any silkworm moth of the family Saturniidae
genus Samia, Samia - silkworm moths
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References in periodicals archive ?
Getu, "Feed Utilization Efficiency of Eri-Silkworm (Samia cynthia ricini Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) on Eight Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Genotypes," International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research, vol.
Qadri, "Rearing technology of eri silkworm (Samia Cynthia Ricini) under varied seasonal and host plant conditions in Tamil Nadu," International Journal of Life Sciences Biotechnology and Pharma Research, vol.
Eri silkworm (Samia cynthia ricini Boisduval) is a non-mulberry domesticated silkworm belongs to the family Saturnidae of the order Lepidoptera.