Wikipedia claims that the group of units of Z24 (1,5,7,11,13,17,19,23), which all have order 2, and are isomorphic to (Z/2Z)^3 have an important connection to Monstrous Moonshine theory, however, I cannot find any other reference besides Wikipedia that claims this --- It was recommended on sci.math that I pose this question here.

Perhaps it's a mistake? And he meant that the primes of the Monster, which continue to 71, are what are considered in Moonshine.

Paul Hjelmstad, B.M, B.A.

[**Edit** (PLC): Here is the relevant passage from wikipedia:]

24 is the highest number $n$ with the property that every element of the group of units $(\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z})^{\times}$ of the commutative ring $\mathbb{Z}/n\mathbb{Z}$, apart from the identity element, has order $2$; thus the multiplicative group $(\mathbb{Z}/24\mathbb{Z})^{\times} = \{1,5,7,11,13,17,19,23\}$ is isomorphic to the additive group $(\mathbb{Z}/2\mathbb{Z})^3$. This fact plays a role in monstrous moonshine.