Wild silks have been known and used in many countries from early times, although the scale of production is far smaller than that from cultivated silkworms.
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... A variety of wild silks, produced by caterpillars other than the mulberry silkworm, have been known and used in China, South Asia, and Europe since ancient times ... was always far smaller than that of cultivated silks ... secondly, cocoons gathered in the wild have usually had the pupa emerge from them before being discovered so the silk thread that makes up the cocoon has ...
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