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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 1,380 participants 5,689 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

Tree-stump Spider drpadhiyar23 2 0 Tree-stump Spider
Snail-like Cyrtarachne bob5 13 4 Snail-like Cyrtarachne
Looks like handsome trig sunshinejanani 2 0 Looks like handsome trig
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 ♂️
Copperhead Misty10 5 0 Copperhead
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
Praying Mantis Misty10 1 0 Praying Mantis
Small bird dropping spider Mark Ridgway 9 3 Small bird dropping spider
Shield Mantis Tukup 24 26 Shield Mantis
Burmese Sandy Wolf Spider ? bob5 3 0 Burmese Sandy Wolf Spider ?
Gray furcula Ornithoptera80 6 2 Gray furcula
Lonomia FernandoMSoares 1 0 Lonomia
White sands prairie lizard Ornithoptera80 8 2 White sands prairie lizard
Flower Mantis Richard Ong 10 1 Flower Mantis
Bordered Mantis Brian38 4 1 Bordered Mantis
Texas Unicorn Mantis Brian38 4 0 Texas Unicorn Mantis
Northern rough green snake Ornithoptera80 6 2 Northern rough green snake
Red postman Brian38 3 0 Red postman
Tawny emperor Ornithoptera80 1 0 Tawny emperor
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi Ornithoptera80 7 2 Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
Moss Katydid bob5 6 2 Moss Katydid
Two tailed spider Uday 2 1 Two tailed spider
Lesser treefrog Sergio Monteiro 4 3 Lesser treefrog
Brown lacewing syzygy 4 6 Brown lacewing
Vampire Moth bob5 1 1 Vampire Moth
Hoverfly JordiPrats 1 0 Hoverfly
Hoverfly JordiPrats 1 0 Hoverfly
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

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