"nhộng Tằm" worm cocoons - vietnam


"nhộng Tằm" worm cocoons - vietnam, chrysalis, edible insects, entomophagy, food, larva, larvae, moths, nhong, nhong tam, nhộng, nhộng tằm, saturniidae, silk worms, tằm, yellow

If you know the genus of the insect larvae that makes those cocoons, please post a comment!

Nhộng Tằm worm cocoons (Vietnam)

Nhộng Tam worms are a delicacy in some parts of Vietnam, but I didn't get a change to try that for diner.­

Those are not Silkworms (Lepidoptera), but they produce a similar cocoon that is harvested by the tribe people in Northern Vietnam.­

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