Does Silk Come From Trees
NO. Silk, natural protein fiber, is produced by several insects and only the silk made from silkworms has been used for textile manufacturing. In general, silk is mainly produced by the larvae of insects undergoing complete metamorphosis. And, some insects like web spinners and raspy crickets also produce silk throughout their lives. Besides, silk also comes from Hymenoptera (bees, wasps, and ants), silverfish, mayflies, thrips, leafhoppers, beetles, lacewings, fleas, flies, and midges. Moreover, other types of arthropod like spiders also produce silk.