How Ladybirds Fold Their Wings

 

Harlequin Ladybird  ©Peter Hassett at Preston Montford 4 August 2015

Harlequin Ladybird ©Peter Hassett at Preston Montford 4 August 2015

Ladybugs are famous for their spotted wing cases. But researchers in Japan were interested in what was happening under that colorful exterior: How delicate wings were folding origami-like into place.

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