Describe the life history of silk moth with the help of figures of various stages.

NCERT Exemplar Solutions Class 7 Science Chapter 3-sol-2 NCERT Exemplar Solutions Class 7 Science Chapter 3-sol-3

  1. Firstly the female silk moth lays eggs from which larvae come out.
  2. These larvae are known as caterpillars or silkworms.
  3. They start growing in size by feeding on mulberry leaves.
  4. The next stage of its life history is called pupa but before entering this stage caterpillar covers itself into silk fibre. This covering is called cocoon.
  5. Inside the cocoon, the pupa develops into a moth and comes out as an adult silk moth.

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