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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 1,383 participants 5,714 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

Spotting Francis Floe 2 0 Spotting
Gray Treefrog Joseph R. Godreau 4 0 Gray Treefrog
Spider sunshinejanani 2 0 Spider
Velvet ants (parasitoid wasp) ♀️ sunshinejanani 4 0 Velvet ants (parasitoid wasp) ♀️
Litter Crab Spider bob5 5 0 Litter Crab Spider
Elevated Abdomen Poltys bob5 5 0 Elevated Abdomen Poltys
Ant-Mimicking Jumping Spider Francis Floe 2 0 Ant-Mimicking Jumping Spider
Common Mormon Caterpillar Francis Floe 4 0 Common Mormon Caterpillar
Sphinx Moth Caterpillar Francis Floe 3 1 Sphinx Moth Caterpillar
Silver-Striped Hawk-Moth Caterpillar Francis Floe 3 0 Silver-Striped Hawk-Moth Caterpillar
Broad-winged katydid sunshinejanani 2 0 Broad-winged katydid
Blue mud dauber sunshinejanani 2 0 Blue mud dauber
Spotting sunshinejanani 2 0 Spotting
Wrap Around Orb Weaver bob5 3 0 Wrap Around Orb Weaver
Whimbrel tbrett 3 0 Whimbrel
Surfbird tbrett 3 0 Surfbird
Granite ghost sunshinejanani 2 0 Granite ghost
Yellow ladybug sunshinejanani 1 0 Yellow ladybug
Wasp mantidfly sunshinejanani 3 0 Wasp mantidfly
Boxer Mantis drpadhiyar23 5 0 Boxer Mantis
Jumping spider sunshinejanani 2 0 Jumping spider
Honey locust moth caterpillar Ornithoptera80 7 2 Honey locust moth caterpillar
Ant mimic crab spider maradithayamb 2 0 Ant mimic crab spider
Thick-headed fly Brian38 5 3 Thick-headed fly
Weaver ant mimic spider (Kerengga ant-like jumper) maradithayamb 1 0 Weaver ant mimic spider  (Kerengga ant-like jumper)
Fly sunshinejanani 1 1 Fly
Tree-stump Spider drpadhiyar23 2 0 Tree-stump Spider
Snail-like Cyrtarachne bob5 13 4 Snail-like Cyrtarachne
Sword tail cricket or trig sunshinejanani 2 3 Sword tail cricket or trig
Copperhead Misty10 6 0 Copperhead
Badge Huntsman bob5 4 1 Badge Huntsman
March fly(love bug) sunshinejanani 1 0 March fly(love bug)
Leafhopper nymph sunshinejanani 1 0 Leafhopper nymph
Indian palm Squirrel ♂️ sunshinejanani 4 5 Indian palm Squirrel ♂️
Spider sunshinejanani 1 0 Spider
White fluffy fly sunshinejanani 2 0 White fluffy fly
Indian common three ring sunshinejanani 2 0 Indian common three ring
Great eggfly or jacintha eggfly ♀️ sunshinejanani 3 0 Great eggfly or jacintha eggfly ♀️
Green grasshopper🦗 sunshinejanani 1 0 Green grasshopper🦗
Green eyed wasp sunshinejanani 1 0 Green eyed wasp
Grasshopper🦗 sunshinejanani 1 0 Grasshopper🦗
Baron Caterpillar🐛 and it's pupa sunshinejanani 2 1 Baron Caterpillar🐛 and it's pupa
Elegant golden jumping spider sunshinejanani 5 1 Elegant golden jumping spider
Jumping spider🕷 sunshinejanani 1 0 Jumping spider🕷
Breadfruit mealy bug sunshinejanani 1 0 Breadfruit mealy bug
Tiny orange tortricid Moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Tiny orange tortricid Moth
American Bullfrog Misty10 2 0 American Bullfrog
Orb weaver spider♀️ sunshinejanani 1 0 Orb weaver spider♀️
Thelacantha brevispina sunshinejanani 1 0 Thelacantha brevispina
Spider ant Mark Ridgway 5 0 Spider ant

Recently joined

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harshwardhansharma.2205 sunshinejanani DeathShadeSally Misty10
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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 M. flowntheloop Cássyo Ferreira
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