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Can the wing of a butterfly and the wing of a bat be considered homologous organs ? Why or why not ?

Can the wing of a butterfly and the wing of a bat be considered homologous organs ? Why or why not ?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
The wings of a butterfly and the wings of a bat cannot be considered to be homologous organs because they have different basic designs though they are used for the same purpose of flying. They are analogous organs.

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