Something I wonder about...about moths

Culturally Sensitive Ed real at
Sun Apr 16 03:53:18 EDT 2000

Infinity at (Captain Infinity) writes:

>Why are moth wings powdered?

     One of the things I remember from my high school advanced biology
class (which I flunked), is that moths belong to the order lepidoptera,
meaning "scale wing."  And isn't what appears to be a powdery-like
substance actually the itty bitty aforementioned scales on said wings?


Culturally Sensitive Ed
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So cultural, so sensitive, so Ed.  So there.

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