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Question: What is the powder like material found on the wings of butterflies? What is its use?
butterfly, material, powder, wing
Asked by beckybeth to David, Luna, Mark, Melanie, Probash on 25 Mar 2011 in Categories: General.
answered on 24 Mar 2011:
They are tiny scales on the wings. They’re a bit like human skin cells, which get shed and reproduced. The use is to make the colours brighter and to attract mates.
answered on 25 Mar 2011:
Sorry, I don’t know this one!
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