science Photo of the Day #965

Science photo 965

What is this?

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titusf wrote on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 18:22:

Mabye it is an operculum from a moon snail or a morpho snail

leaklaas wrote on Sat, 07/26/2014 - 19:24:

I think it is a tiny wing from a butterfly or moth

Torch wrote on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:48:

I think it is a tiny shell?

Torch wrote on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:45:

oh god

vidhuuser wrote on Sat, 03/08/2014 - 19:03:

It looks like a sea shell. Or is it?

Coleen wrote on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 18:49:

A snail's "door"?

CobynsSchool wrote on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 14:59:

I think it really must be part of a wing to a little butterfly.

joeli_g wrote on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 13:37:

I think that it's a butterfly wing.

MEANDJEN wrote on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:05:

It looks like it might be a wing from an insect, like a moth.