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Image #cld1817810
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThe bold patterns on the wings of this ricanid planthopper bear a striking resemblance to the legs and body of a black spider. This mimicry may serve to ward off potential predators such as jumping spiders, which are highly visually-oriented hunters. 
Keywordsborneo | fauna | hemiptera | homoptera | insect | mimicry | planthopper | ricaniidae

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