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.