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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 1,372 participants 5,646 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

Brown lacewing syzygy 4 6 Brown lacewing
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi Ornithoptera80 4 0 Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Common brimstone Chris79 1 0 Common brimstone
Carolina sphinx Ornithoptera80 4 2 Carolina sphinx
Moth spotting syzygy 2 0 Moth spotting
Masked chafer mimic Saturniidae27 2 0 Masked chafer mimic
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Spotting
Common toad (juvenile) Chris79 1 0 Common toad (juvenile)
Wedgling Moth Saturniidae27 1 0 Wedgling Moth
Masked hunter (Nymph) syzygy 2 0 Masked hunter (Nymph)
American snout Saturniidae27 1 0 American snout
Green cutworm moth Saturniidae27 1 0 Green cutworm moth
American bird grasshopper, (nymph) Ornithoptera80 2 0 American bird grasshopper, (nymph)
Pill bugs ornithoptera80 1 1 Pill bugs
Morning glory plume moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Morning glory plume moth
Spotting Trajon 1 0 Spotting
Yellow-fronted barbet Chris79 3 0 Yellow-fronted barbet
Question mark butterfly, (laying eggs) ornithoptera80 2 0 Question mark butterfly, (laying eggs)
Conehead mantis injica 1 1 Conehead mantis
Mediterranean house gecko ornithoptera80 5 0 Mediterranean house gecko
Large bee-fly Brian38 2 0 Large bee-fly
Owlet Moth Gaia80 2 0 Owlet Moth
Guiana Sheild Leaf Frog dandoucette 3 1 Guiana Sheild Leaf Frog
Superb dog-day cicada ornithoptera80 5 0 Superb dog-day cicada
Hardun lizard Chris79 0 0 Hardun lizard
Red-throated anole Saturniidae27 2 0 Red-throated anole
Monkey Moth bob5 1 1 Monkey Moth
Black snout moth ornithoptera80 2 2 Black snout moth
Common Eupithecia Inch worm Saturniidae27 2 2 Common Eupithecia Inch worm
Red-throated anole Saturniidae27 1 0 Red-throated anole
Green anole ornithoptera80 3 0 Green anole
Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper ornithoptera80 6 2 Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
hoverfly JordiPrats 1 0 hoverfly
Bird grasshopper (nymph) ornithoptera80 1 0 Bird grasshopper (nymph)
Peppered jumping spider ornithoptera80 1 0 Peppered jumping spider
Cheetah Chris79 1 0 Cheetah
Red-Throated Anole ornithoptera80 2 0 Red-Throated Anole
Spotting Chris79 0 2 Spotting
Triangulate bud spider (♂) Saturniidae27 1 0 Triangulate bud spider (♂)
Riscus hawkmoth caterpillar FernandoMSoares 7 7 Riscus hawkmoth caterpillar
Sawtoothed Stick Insect Tukup 7 6 Sawtoothed Stick Insect
Sri Lanka Kangaroo Lizard Gaia80 2 0 Sri Lanka Kangaroo Lizard
Question mark butterfly ornithoptera80 3 0 Question mark butterfly
Changeable Lizard Gaia80 1 0 Changeable Lizard
Blue-Throated Emerald Toucanet Chris79 1 0 Blue-Throated Emerald Toucanet
Lunate zale moth, form "edusa" ornithoptera80 1 0 Lunate zale moth, form "edusa"
Large bee-fly Brian38 3 3 Large bee-fly
Goatweed leafwing butterfly ornithoptera80 1 0 Goatweed leafwing butterfly
Giant owl butterfly ornithoptera80 1 1 Giant owl butterfly
Variegated cutworm moth ornithoptera80 2 0 Variegated cutworm moth

Recently joined

Jae syzygy Trajon Vividha Naik
Chris79 Saturniidae27 GeorgeNthr AidenR
sunnyjosef Matthew Hammond Richard Ong Raksha
girishanagha robert emond Ornithoptera80 Tania17
DebabrataDeb Tukup FernandoMSoares Isabela
MelindaKiser TajSALDO jentribenbrook Oscar Neto
bob5 Grab Aly Meder flowntheloop
Cássyo Ferreira Samantha20 Queena John Alaban - biodiversity capiz
Christine Y. Brian38 Noahs Ark Paul Davis
CEM_Kinloch Matthew Eppihimer Gaby3 GarrettR91
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