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Bombyx mori

Bombyx mori

Silk worm cocoon

Silk worm cocoon

The fibers are unwound to produce a continuous thread. Since a single thread is too fine and fragile for commercial use, anywhere from three to ten strands are spun together to form a single thread of silk.

The fibers are unwound to produce a continuous thread. Since a single thread is too fine and fragile for commercial use, anywhere from three to ten strands are spun together to form a single thread of silk.

Not quite a nest but close...silk worm cocoons.  I remember raising them as a child!

Not quite a nest but close...silk worm cocoons. I remember raising them as a child!

Sericulture in India - cocoons of silk worms hanging on trees in a forest

Sericulture in India - cocoons of silk worms hanging on trees in a forest

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