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Mimetic Animals of the World

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Mimetic Animals of the World
Created by

Juan DiTrani

Website 1,351 participants 5,422 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

White-V Octopus AlbertKang 12 2 White-V Octopus
Black witch moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Black witch moth
Ant-Mimicking Jumping Spider? bob5 5 0 Ant-Mimicking Jumping Spider?
Bat-Earred Walking Stick LaurenZarate 6 3 Bat-Earred Walking Stick
Freckled Frogfish AlbertKang 5 0 Freckled Frogfish
Emerald Moth caterpillar girishanagha 10 5 Emerald Moth caterpillar
Horace's Duskywing ornithoptera80 2 0 Horace's Duskywing
Sargassum Frogfish AlbertKang 8 2 Sargassum Frogfish
Green Shield Bug(nymph) Gaia80 1 0 Green Shield Bug(nymph)
One-spot Fringehead Steven Sheppard 2 2 One-spot Fringehead
question mark butterfly ornithoptera80 1 0 question mark butterfly
Treehopper Felix Fleck 6 4 Treehopper
Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse AlbertKang 23 33 Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse
Masked hunter(nymph) Gaia80 3 0 Masked hunter(nymph)
Tearful Underwing Moth robert emond 0 2 Tearful Underwing Moth
Superb Lyrebird (female) Neil Ross 2 4 Superb Lyrebird (female)
five spotted hawkmoth ornithoptera80 3 0 five spotted hawkmoth
showy emerald ornithoptera80 1 2 showy emerald
southern blue oakleaf ornithoptera80 2 2 southern blue oakleaf
major sallow moth ornithoptera80 1 0 major sallow moth
Western calligrapher Shou 2 0 Western calligrapher
Robber fly sp. Shou 1 0 Robber fly sp.
Rocky Mountain clearwing Brian38 2 0 Rocky Mountain clearwing
Noctuid Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 4 2 Noctuid Moth
Leopard Shrimp AlbertKang 9 3 Leopard Shrimp
Ant-Mimic Spider JordiPrats 1 0 Ant-Mimic Spider
Long-headed Toothpick Grasshopper Machi 1 0 Long-headed Toothpick Grasshopper
Dead Leaf Mimic Katydid Tukup 9 14 Dead Leaf Mimic Katydid
Wolf Spider DebabrataDeb 2 1 Wolf Spider
Green-leaf Mimic Katydid Tukup 11 9 Green-leaf Mimic Katydid
Orcus australasiae MartinL 10 10 Orcus australasiae
Touch Me Not Stick insects bob5 1 0 Touch Me Not Stick insects
Spotting DebabrataDeb 1 1 Spotting
Longhorn Locust Borer Ruth Spigelman 6 1 Longhorn Locust Borer
Silver-striped sedge Brian38 1 0 Silver-striped sedge
Garden Orb Weaver Male Atul 4 0 Garden Orb Weaver Male
Fruit Piercing Moth bob5 1 1 Fruit Piercing Moth
Stick insect bob5 4 0 Stick insect
Mantis acontista mexicana Eduardo Axel Recillas Bautista 12 2 Mantis acontista mexicana
Yelllow Archduke Caterpillar bob5 4 1 Yelllow Archduke Caterpillar
Ant Mimic Crab Spider Atul 5 0 Ant Mimic Crab Spider
Northern Cricket Frog Tukup 2 0 Northern Cricket Frog
Brimstone(female) AntónioGinjaGinja 4 2 Brimstone(female)
Brown Praying Mantis Tukup 0 2 Brown Praying Mantis
Peanut Bug Tukup 11 3 Peanut Bug
Carolina anole (♀) mauna Kunzah 3 2 Carolina anole (♀)
Dead leaf moth bob5 3 0 Dead leaf moth
Moth SukanyaDatta 1 0 Moth
Elegant Golden Jumper bob5 1 0 Elegant Golden Jumper
Ant mimic Spider (female) harshad 3 0 Ant mimic Spider (female)

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