Wings are deployable: beetles
Malachius bipustulatus / João Coelho / License
1 of 1 Malachius bipustulatus / João Coelho / License
The wings of beetles are folded and stored under fore-wings and deploy for flight thanks to sprung wing joints.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Self-deployable structures, tents.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Manufacturing