Examples of Scale Morphotypes of Spruce Budworm Moth (image) Frontiers Share Print E-Mail Caption The diversity in shapes and colors makes moth scales a potential proxy to identify Lepidoptera species. Image taken using an optical microscope from the Université de Québec à Chicoutimi. Scale size = 50 μ. Credit Emy Tremblay, Miguel Montoro Girona Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.