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This extraordinary moth mimics a dead leaf so well that it fooled me more than once!

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ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Amazing moth!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

joacog1, Jolly Ibanez, StephenSolomons & surekha, thank you. @Leonardo: obrigado.

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 7 years ago

Inacreditavelmente perfeita e exótica!! Congratulations for this brilliant spotting, Sergio! I'm sure this a very difficult thing to find...

surekha 7 years ago

Awesome spotting!!

StephenSolomons 7 years ago

wow, nice!!!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Wow! what a beautiful find! Nice series Sergio

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Thank you Luis, Marta, Daniele & Rieko.

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Amazing discovery Sergio!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Amazing shape!

DanielePralong 7 years ago

Awesome Sergio!

RiekoS 7 years ago

Wow. This is very unusual. I agree with Adarsha B S. :-)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Thank you for the nice comments guys.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Everytime you bring new kind of species..Sergio, i am telling you, If u had started with photography, when you were 5, you might have exlpored 90 percent of amazon forest unknown species !!!!

It is beautiful, I just do not know how you saw it and figure it was an insect....Moth. : o

KarenL 7 years ago

Wow! It had me fooled too Sergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

I live in a wonderful country, Jemma.

Hema 7 years ago

you seem never to run out of wonders!

Hema 7 years ago


Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

HA! I still forget mine sometimes and end up taking pics of dirt, old leaves, sticks.... sigh... old age is just great. :-/

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

I got new glasses, Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Fabulous! Didn't fool you.

Billo-kun 7 years ago

Hermosa! <3

Wow Xará,amazing capture,this is realy an perfect mimetic beahveour,very cool,congrats and thanks for sharing

Sergio Monteiro
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Sergio Monteiro

Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 9, 2013
Submitted on Oct 10, 2013

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