Insects stop flying if it is life-threatening for their population

The debate about whether Darwin was right or wrong has been fought since the moment the theory was expressed. However, not at all

Insects stop flying around the islands, we are talking specifically about the "subantarctic" islands: these are some of the windiest places on Earth.

Using modern insect data fromIn the subantarctic and arctic islands, researchers at Monash University examined every idea that Darwin put forward for insects to lose their ability to fly.

As a result of the work, it turned out that Darwin wasright. His theory explains why insects in these places stop flying and lose their wings: although in a slightly altered form, his statement is true.

Windy weather conditions make it difficult to flyinsects and make it more energy-intensive. Thus, insects stop spending their physical resources on flight and begin to reproduce more actively.

Read also:

The largest magnetic storm will allow you to see the northern lights from Moscow

The Doomsday glacier turned out to be more dangerous than scientists thought. We tell the main thing

Check out the most comprehensive catalog of billions of stars in the Milky Way