Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

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Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

Post by rjlittlefield »

A lovely piece of work!

Transparent elytrons (wing covers) are fitted to lady beetles, so that the folding action can be observed as the wings are put away after the covers are closed.

"Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings"

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... heir-wings

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Post by mawyatt »

Rik,

Fascinating.

I have trouble folding a large photo reflector into the small thin cylinder and getting it into the carrying pouch, could learn something from these Lady Bugs!!

Best,

Mike

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