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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 1,358 participants 5,551 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

eggplant leaf roller ornithoptera80 1 4 eggplant leaf roller
Carolina Sphinx Moth, Tobacco Hornworm, Hawk Moth Muckpuk 0 1 Carolina Sphinx Moth, Tobacco Hornworm, Hawk Moth
Wasp mimic longhorn beetle Mark Ridgway 3 0 Wasp mimic longhorn beetle
green anole ornithoptera80 1 0 green anole
Ant-mimic Sac Spider Richard Ong 1 1 Ant-mimic Sac Spider
Ant-mimicking Sac Spider Richard Ong 2 0 Ant-mimicking Sac Spider
Black stink bug ornithoptera80 5 2 Black stink bug
Cucumber moth ornithoptera80 4 3 Cucumber moth
Tersa sphinx moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Tersa sphinx moth
Bird-poop Caterpillar SukanyaDatta 4 6 Bird-poop Caterpillar
Hackberry emperor ornithoptera80 1 0 Hackberry emperor
Imperial moth ornithoptera80 0 3 Imperial moth
Spiny Flower Mantis bob5 3 2 Spiny Flower Mantis
Grayling; Sátiro común arlanda 1 0 Grayling; Sátiro común
Brown lapped moth sunnyjosef 1 2 Brown lapped moth
Achemon sphinx moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Achemon sphinx moth
Southern flannel moth caterpillar ornithoptera80 1 0 Southern flannel moth caterpillar
Tersa sphinx moth ornithoptera80 1 1 Tersa sphinx moth
Cloudless Sulphur Matthew Hammond 3 0 Cloudless Sulphur
Eastern giant swallowtail caterpillar ornithoptera80 1 0 Eastern giant swallowtail caterpillar
Morning-Glory Prominent Matthew Hammond 1 0 Morning-Glory Prominent
Green lacewing ornithoptera80 0 2 Green lacewing
Drone fly (male) Brian38 3 0 Drone fly (male)
Stick insect bob5 1 0 Stick insect
Monkey Moth bob5 0 0 Monkey Moth
Obscure bird grasshopper ornithoptera80 1 0 Obscure bird grasshopper
Southern emerald ornithoptera80 1 0 Southern emerald
Planthopper Richard Ong 3 0 Planthopper
Green lynx spider ornithoptera80 4 1 Green lynx spider
Tersa sphinx moth caterpillar ornithoptera80 6 8 Tersa sphinx moth caterpillar
Spectacular Crab Spider Richard Ong 2 0 Spectacular Crab Spider
Western conifer seed bug ornithoptera80 2 2 Western conifer seed bug
Evergreen bagworm ornithoptera80 3 0 Evergreen bagworm
Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider Richard Ong 3 0 Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider
differential grasshopper ornithoptera80 2 2 differential grasshopper
velvetbean moth ornithoptera80 1 0 velvetbean moth
katydid ornithoptera80 1 0 katydid
green striped grasshopper ornithoptera80 1 0 green striped grasshopper
green anole ornithoptera80 1 0 green anole
Ant-mimic Jumping Spider Richard Ong 1 0 Ant-mimic Jumping Spider
Texas orb weaver ornithoptera80 1 0 Texas orb weaver
Bumblebee Jumping Spider Richard Ong 10 2 Bumblebee Jumping Spider
Scarlet-tipped Wasp Mimic Moth Tukup 6 0 Scarlet-tipped Wasp Mimic Moth
Spiny Rainforest Katydid MartinL 5 0 Spiny Rainforest Katydid
Tersa sphinx caterpillar ornithoptera80 1 0 Tersa sphinx caterpillar
Spotting Raksha 0 2 Spotting
Common garden spider female Raksha 1 2 Common garden spider female
Buffalo Treehopper Gaia80 1 0 Buffalo Treehopper
Elongate Green Crab Spider Richard Ong 1 0 Elongate Green Crab Spider
Spotting Raksha 1 0 Spotting

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