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How do butterflies grow wings when caterpillars don't have them?

How do butterflies grow wings when caterpillars don’t have them?

Butterflies and caterpillars are different forms of the same insect. In the process of metamorphosis, the egg hatch to form a larva or a caterpillar. This is the feeding stage, in which the larva feeds and grows. At some stage, it undergoes another phase – the pupa, which is the non-feeding stage. At this stage the insect starts changing its form inside the pupa and finally a fully-grown butterfly with wings is formed. The butterfly has wings, which are actually appendages of the cuticle.

Funny Logic

  • Simply because wings are hidden in the genes of caterpillars that comes out as time flies.

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