Definition of Antheraea mylitta
1. Noun. Oriental moth that produces brownish silk.
Generic synonyms: Saturniid, Saturniid Moth
Group relationships: Antheraea, Genus Antheraea
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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. ..."