https://australianbutterflies.com/what-are-butterfly-wings-made-of/

Dec 11, 2015 ... A butterfly has four wings – two on each side. They are broken into two forewings and two hindwings. The wings are attached to the second and ...

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterflies/anatomy/Wings.shtml

Butterfly Wing Anatomy. A butterfly has four wings: two forewings and two hindwings. They are attached to the second and third thoracic segments (the meso- ...

https://animals.howstuffworks.com/insects/butterfly-wing-fragility1.htm

As you may already know from reading How Butterflies Work or Where do butterflies get their striking colors?, butterfly wings are made of very thin layers of a ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/03/150307-butterflies-caterpillars-colors-predators-prey-animals-science/

Mar 7, 2015 ... This is what makes butterfly wings iridescent—the quality that makes them change color according to the angle from which you look at them, ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/parts-of-a-butterfly-1968481

Dec 26, 2018 ... In addition, the adult butterfly and moth share the same the basic ... to butterfly or moth parts, provide more specific descriptions of the ... Indeed, moths and butterflies can still fly, even if their hindwings are cut off, they note. 03.

http://www.gardenswithwings.com/facts-info/a0812ButterflyBody.html

Dec 1, 2008 ... Articles - Information About Butterflies, Caterpillars & Plants. Discovering the Body of Butterflies December 2008 by Regina Cutter Edwards.

http://www.uky.edu/hort/butterflies/all-about-butterflies

(2) Butterflies normally are active during the daytime while most moths are active at night. (3) When a butterfly rests, it will do so with its wings held upright over ...

https://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/butterflymoth.html

Butterflies and moths have many things in common, mainly scales that cover their bodies and wings. These scales are actually modified hairs. Butterflies and ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfly

These scales give butterfly wings their colour: they are pigmented with melanins that give them blacks and browns, as well ...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/caterpillar-butterfly-metamorphosis-explainer/

Aug 10, 2012 ... To become a butterfly, a caterpillar first digests itself. But certain groups of cells survive, turning the soup into eyes, wings, antennae and other ...