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I have a spotting of Myrtle spurge, as well. It is considered invasive in some areas, while in other areas it is readily available for landscape use. I hope this is in your garden or otherwise readily accessible to you. Its inflorescences are a gorgeous chartreuse in springtime.
I think the Tortoise Beetle would fit in the mimetic animals mission, too. I am not a biologist, but I would hypothesize that the appearance of the beetle protects it from predators who might not be able to digest a small tortoise.