Check out the photoshoot pics from America’s Next Top Model Cycle 18, Episode 9: “Barney Cheng.” The ladies were in silk gowns with … silk worms, on them! (Gross, or no?)

Catch the next episode of ANTM Cycle 18 on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

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