​how do male silk worms find it's female partner

Dear student, 

The female silk worm (Bombyx mori) uses volatile organic molecules which is basically pherohormone named bombykol, to attract male silk worms. The male silk worms have antennae that is ​a pheromone-binding protein conveys bombykol to a membrane-bound receptor on a nerve cell and thus help in sexual arousal or attraction.


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