Need scale information

Liz Day lday at
Sat Aug 22 16:56:41 EDT 1998

> A butterfly's scales refract light - are colorless like a bird's
> feather, and arranged on the wing's pattern.  Thus the color.  Am I
> right?

Part right.  Some colors (blue, and all the iridescent ones) are produced
that way.  Other colors are from the scale being pigmented that color.


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