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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 1,329 participants 5,325 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

Viceroy flowntheloop 5 0 Viceroy
Chiton John Alaban - biodiversity capiz 2 0 Chiton
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Felix Fleck 1 0 Unknown spotting
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
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
Spotted Longhorn KostasZontanos 1 0 Spotted Longhorn
Blue-winged Grasshopper KostasZontanos 1 0 Blue-winged Grasshopper
Viceroy Butterfly larva Gaby3 1 0 Viceroy Butterfly larva
Cicada shekainah d. alaban 2 0 Cicada
Boxer Bark Mantis Felix Fleck 3 0 Boxer Bark Mantis
Bee Beetle KostasZontanos 7 0 Bee Beetle
Stick Mantis Felix Fleck 1 0 Stick Mantis
Mariposa tronadora - Variable Cracker Augusto Patino Ramirez 8 0 Mariposa tronadora - Variable Cracker
Bumble Bee Mimic Flower Scarab LaurenZarate 3 0 Bumble Bee Mimic Flower Scarab
Buff-tip Samantha20 2 0 Buff-tip
Bumblebee Hoverfly KostasZontanos 2 0 Bumblebee Hoverfly
Praying Mantis KostasZontanos 7 0 Praying Mantis
Unknown spotting Queena 1 0 Unknown spotting
Grizzled Mantid Machi 14 9 Grizzled Mantid
Bush Cricket Felix Fleck 4 0 Bush Cricket
Sand Bug Steven Sheppard 2 4 Sand Bug

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KarlaT leducky300 Pérez Vijay2
PrincesSquishy JamesPriest2 audubonchic Suryo Suhono
Nidhin Basheer AnkitShah JojoDePeralta Don Nguyen
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InêsVeloso cis-science-hawks1 ZACHARY BRINDLE RWest0006
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