Misfit Scales (IMAGE) Optica Caption This image shows the misfit scales found on the lantern of the <i>Photuris</i> firefly. Researchers found that the sharp edges of the scales let out the most light. Credit <i>Optics Express</i> Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.