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See Silkworm Moths and Silk at the Bohart Museum of Entomology Open House

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you own a silk shirt or blouse, a silk tablecloth, or a silk handkerchief, you may not have thought much about its insect origin. You will if you attend the Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the University of California,...

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Tussah silk moth, Antheraca pernyi, from the Bohart Museum of Entomology collection. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tussah silk is displayed at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The exhibit features a hand-woven tablecloth and a handkerchief. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

People with mulberry trees can relate to this display in the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 8:02 PM
 
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