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Stunning Moth Mimics A Wasp
Stunning Moth Mimics A Wasp
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This unidentified moth species (in the genus Macrocneme) has evolved to physically mimic a wasp. By appearing to be a potentially dangerous species, it is less likely to be attacked by its predators.

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Photo provided by Marlus Almeida.

Posted by Nova on September 16, 2011 at 9:51 am
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