The capability of some insects for mimicry has been known for long. For instance, the
orchid praying mantis (Hymenopus coronatus) is practically not to be distinguished from the orchid flower on witch it is sitting.

Left: the Hibiscus beetle has camouflaged as a plant twig.
Right: transformation of a Tunguska-beetle in a coin.

 

 

     

     


 

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