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Mimetic Animals of the World

Mimetic Animals of the World

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Mimetic Animals of the World
Created by

Juan DiTrani

Website 1,331 participants 5,340 spottings

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for escaping predation or for hunting, and mimetic animals can imitate rocks, plants or even other animal species.

Mimetic Animals of the World

Lat: 8.73 Long: -81.43

Recent Spottings

Bee-mimic Reduviid Felix Fleck 6 0 Bee-mimic Reduviid
Ant-mimic Sac Spider Paul Davis 1 0 Ant-mimic Sac Spider
Common octopus Marta RubioTexeira 2 0 Common octopus
Hoverfly Christine Y. 2 0 Hoverfly
Superb Lyrebird Neil Ross 2 2 Superb Lyrebird
Grizzled Mantid Machi 9 1 Grizzled Mantid
Treehopper nymph Mark Ridgway 12 14 Treehopper nymph
Pale Owl-Butterfly Eduardo Axel Recillas Bautista 4 0 Pale Owl-Butterfly
Leaf footed bug Muckpuk 2 0 Leaf footed bug
Twig Mimic Geometrid Caterpillar Christine Y. 3 4 Twig Mimic Geometrid Caterpillar
Grizzled Mantid Machi 2 1 Grizzled Mantid
Unknown spotting PutkovAlexander 1 0 Unknown spotting
Green-eyed Tree Frog Felix Fleck 6 0 Green-eyed Tree Frog
Wrap-around Spider Felix Fleck 2 0 Wrap-around Spider
Unknown spotting Noahs Ark 3 0 Unknown spotting
Viceroy flowntheloop 4 1 Viceroy
Chiton John Alaban - biodiversity capiz 2 0 Chiton
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 1 0 Unknown spotting
Pericopine Moth Felix Fleck 1 0 Pericopine Moth
Wall Crab Spider Felix Fleck 1 0 Wall Crab Spider
Unknown spotting ANTHONY 1 1 Unknown spotting
Yellow-winged Digging Grasshopper KostasZontanos 2 0 Yellow-winged Digging Grasshopper
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly KostasZontanos 5 0 Hornet Mimic Hoverfly
Flag-footed Bug Irene Brady 4 0 Flag-footed Bug
Blue-winged Grasshopper KostasZontanos 2 0 Blue-winged Grasshopper
Green Lacewing Larva Gaby3 1 0 Green Lacewing Larva
Stick Insect DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 1 Stick Insect
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly KostasZontanos 8 4 Hornet Mimic Hoverfly
The tawny-barred angle DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 The tawny-barred angle
Wall Crab Spider Felix Fleck 6 1 Wall Crab Spider
Red-Spotted Purple flowntheloop 5 0 Red-Spotted Purple
Giant Lichen Orbweaver LisaPowers 7 0 Giant Lichen Orbweaver
Grape Leaf Skeletonizer moth flowntheloop 5 0 Grape Leaf Skeletonizer moth
Yellow-bellied Toad KostasZontanos 6 0 Yellow-bellied Toad
Bumble Bee Mimic Hoverfly Brian38 2 0 Bumble Bee Mimic Hoverfly
Lichen-mimicking Katydid SG in CR 14 7 Lichen-mimicking Katydid
Katydid Liz113 3 2 Katydid
Wasp mimicking fly John Alaban - biodiversity capiz 14 3 Wasp mimicking fly
Ganesh's Lappet Moth ChunXingWong 19 11 Ganesh's Lappet Moth
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 2 0 Unknown spotting
Boxer Bark Mantis Felix Fleck 3 0 Boxer Bark Mantis
Robber Fly, Bumble Bee mimic Brian38 1 0 Robber Fly, Bumble Bee mimic
Hoverfly KostasZontanos 4 0 Hoverfly
Balkan Pincer Grasshopper KostasZontanos 1 0 Balkan Pincer Grasshopper
Bumblebee Hoverfly KostasZontanos 1 0 Bumblebee Hoverfly
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 3 2 Unknown spotting
Moth Marta RubioTexeira 3 3 Moth
True Katydid, nymph Gaby3 3 0 True Katydid, nymph

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