Definition of Antheraea mylitta

1. Noun. Oriental moth that produces brownish silk.

Exact synonyms: Tussah, Tusseh, Tusser, Tussore, Tussur
Generic synonyms: Saturniid, Saturniid Moth
Group relationships: Antheraea, Genus Antheraea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antheraea Mylitta

Antarctican
Antarcticans
Antares
Antedon
Antedonidae
Antennaria
Antennaria dioica
Antennaria plantaginifolia
Antennariidae
Anthea
Anthemis arvensis
Anthemis cotula
Anthemis nobilis
Anthemis tinctoria
Antheraea
Antheraea mylitta
Antheraea pernyi
Antheraea polyphemus
Anthericum
Anthericum liliago
Anthericum torreyi
Antheropeas
Antheropeas wallacei
Anthidium
Anthoceropsida
Anthoceros
Anthocerotaceae
Anthocerotales
Anthomyia
Anthomyia canicularis

Literary usage of Antheraea mylitta

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"... are perfectly fertile, it is only a cross between a species and its variety. He further records (loc. cit., p. 176) antheraea mylitta crossed with A. ..."

2. A Bibliography of the Japanese Empire: Being a Classified List of All Books by Friedrich Wenckstern, Léon Pagès (1895)
"... (Bombyx [Antheraea] Mylitta und Yama-mai, (Jahresbericht ueber die Wirksamkeit d. Vereins z. ..."

3. Bibliotheca Zoologica by Julius Victor Carus, Wilhelm Engelmann (1890)
"Domesticating the tusser silkworm. [antheraea mylitta.] in: Journ. Applied Scienc. Vol. 11. 1880. p. 186—187. (Auch über Actias Selene a. ..."

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