Daily Archives: October 11, 2012

Moths: Wings Are For More Than Flying

If anyone has ever seen (or squashed) a moth, they’ve probably noticed the powdery residue that comes off them. What many people don’t understand is that that residue isn’t a powder. They’re scales…Yes, scales. The moth’s family nomenclature is Lepidoptera, which means “scale wing”. Why would moths have scales on the device that they primarily […]