Mimicry and Camouflage 4
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A large leaf-mimicking katydid (Tettigoniidae) from the Amazon Basin of Peru shows the coloration of a diseased or damaged leaf.
|The brown phase of the female Bolivar's katydid (Tettigoniidae), a leaf mimic from the Amazon rainforest of Peru.||The brown form of the male of Bolivar's katydid (Tettigoniidae), a leaf mimic from the rainforests of the Peruvian Amazon.|
|A green leaf-mimicking mantis (Choeradodis sp.) from the tropical forests of the Peruvian Amazon.||A leaf-mimicking moth in the leaf litter of an Amazon rainforest in Peru.||A superb leaf-mimicking katydid (Tettigoniidae) from the Amazon rainforests of Peru with markings that imitate decay spots.|
|A Peruvian leaf-mimicking katydid (Tettigoniidae) whose wings, like the leaves of many tropical forest trees, end in an apparent "drip-tip."||The spectacular startle and eyespot display used as a secondary defense by the leaf-mimicking peacock katydid (Tettigoniidae) found in the Amazon rainforests of Peru.||The Java Walking Leaf from Indonesia, one of the most spectacular of all leaf-mimicking insects.|
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