Describe the different stages in the life cycle of a silk moth.


Different stages in the life cycle of a silk moth are

Stage 1: Eggs: – An egg is the first stage of the life cycle of the silkworm. A female moth lays egg.

Stage 2: silkworms: – silkworm arises from the eggs. They feed on mulberry leaves for 25 – 30 days.

Stage 3: cocoon: – Silkworms secrete a liquid which hardens on coming in contact with air and changes into fine thread called silk. Silkworms covers itself with these threads changes into a silk moth inside it.

Stage 4: moth: –The female moth lays eggs and thus the life cycle of silkworm begins again.