Mimicry and Camouflage 1
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A pair of ambush bugs (Phymatidae) perch among the nectaries of a wild poinsettia plant in Florida.
|A camouflaged long-horned wood-boring beetle (Cerambycidae) from Trinidad.||A crab spider sits hidden, poised to attack a pollinator attracted to the flower.|
|An Amazonian katydid (Acanthodis sp.) on the trunk of a rainforest tree.||An amazingly cryptic walkingstick is invisible on a lichen covered twig in a rainforest in the Amazon Basin of Peru.||A mottled sphinx moth on a dappled tree trunk in Trinidad.|
|An immature short-horned grasshopper on a sandy beach in Costa Rica.||A unicorn caterpillar (Notodontidae) blends in with the diseased edge of a leaf on a tree in Florida.||A praying mantis camouflaged on the forest floor in the Amazon Basin of Peru.|
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