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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 1,344 participants 5,408 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

Ant Mimic Crab Spider Atul 4 0 Ant Mimic Crab Spider
Northern Cricket Frog Tukup 1 0 Northern Cricket Frog
Brown Praying Mantis Tukup 0 2 Brown Praying Mantis
Peanut Bug Tukup 10 3 Peanut Bug
Touch Me Not Stick insects bob5 0 0 Touch Me Not Stick insects
Carolina anole mauna Kunzah 3 2 Carolina anole
Brimstone(female) AntónioGinjaGinja 2 0 Brimstone(female)
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)
Net-Winged Insect larvae bob5 12 11 Net-Winged Insect larvae
Baron Butterfly Caterpillar bob5 8 1 Baron Butterfly Caterpillar
Unknown spotting bob5 1 1 Unknown spotting
Calliteara Tussock Moth DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 6 Calliteara Tussock Moth
Unknown spotting RanAhim 3 1 Unknown spotting
Meadow Brown; La Loba arlanda 1 0 Meadow Brown; La Loba
Velvetbean caterpillar moth Brian38 1 0 Velvetbean caterpillar moth
Mottled prominent Brian38 1 0 Mottled prominent
Asian Ant Mantis harshad 1 0 Asian Ant Mantis
Tortoise beetle larvae Eduardo Axel Recillas Bautista 9 4 Tortoise beetle larvae
Mantis Nestor Rodrigo Vasquez Cisneros 1 0 Mantis
Transvestite Rove Beetle Felix Fleck 12 7 Transvestite Rove Beetle
Viceroy Greg Shchepanek 4 0 Viceroy
Caballito de mar / Seahorse Isabela 1 0 Caballito de mar / Seahorse
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Unknown spotting
Mini Wasp-like Syrphid Fly LaurenZarate 1 0 Mini Wasp-like Syrphid Fly
Viceroy Butterfly MelindaKiser 3 0 Viceroy Butterfly
Bee-mimic Assassin Bug LaurenZarate 16 14 Bee-mimic Assassin Bug
Dragon Headed Katydid bob5 2 4 Dragon Headed Katydid
Lappet Moth bob5 1 2 Lappet Moth
Stick Insect DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 1 Stick Insect
Katydid DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 0 Katydid
Metalmark moth bob5 9 5 Metalmark moth
Crab Spider; Araña Cangrejo arlanda 2 2 Crab Spider; Araña Cangrejo
Wart Lichen Machi 2 0 Wart Lichen
Giant river frog bob5 2 0 Giant river frog
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Unknown spotting
Dycladia Moth / Mariposa-Dycladia Oscar Neto 2 0 Dycladia Moth / Mariposa-Dycladia
Asian Water Monitor LeanneGardner 1 0 Asian Water Monitor
Bornean Horned Frog bob5 8 1 Bornean Horned Frog
Zebra Beetle / Besouro-Zebra Oscar Neto 4 0 Zebra Beetle / Besouro-Zebra
Ichneumonid Wasp Oscar Neto 2 0 Ichneumonid Wasp
Unknown spotting bob5 2 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting bob5 1 2 Unknown spotting
Bird-dropping moth Brett 2 1 Bird-dropping moth
Dead leaf moth? bob5 14 2 Dead leaf moth?
Mantidfly LisaPowers 9 3 Mantidfly
Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield FakawiTribe 15 19 Leaf Beetle Larva with Fecal Shield
Walking Stick Insect Irene Brady 2 1 Walking Stick Insect

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