Wing scales help camouflage from sonar: moth
The scales on moth wings help camouflage them from predatory bats because their uneven shape prevents the bats' sonar from detecting them clearly.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Way to decrease intrusiveness of buildings or equipment in a landscape. Technique for decreasing detectability of airplanes.
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