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PAPAVERO, Nelson  and  PUJOL-LUZ, José Roberto. Notas sobre o bicho-da-seda no folclore Chinês. Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.55, n.1, pp.141-142. ISSN 0085-5626.

Notes about the silkworm in Chinese folklore. Two legends about the silkworm (Bombyx mori Linnaeus, 1758) in Chinese folklore are presented: one about its origin, the other about cats as protectors of silkworms and sericulture.

Keywords : Cats as protectors; China; folklore; silkworm; origin.

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