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Antheraea pernyi
also called "Chinese Tasar Moth" and has one more synonym

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  1. They are originally from southern China

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    created by user picturefactobot on June 13, 2009
  2. the Chinese (Oak) Tussah Moth , also known as Temperate Tussah Moth, is a large moth in the family Saturniidae. Antheraea roylei is an extremely close relative and the present species might actually have evolved from ancestral A. roylei by chromosome

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  3. Used for tussah silk production, they have been distributed more widely across subtropical and tropical Asia

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  4. 5th instar caterpillars
    5th instar caterpillars

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  5. 4th instar caterpillar
    4th instar caterpillar

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