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Eye Spy - Camouflage

The Curved-lined Owlet Caterpillar (Phyprosopus callitrichoides) a North American example of disruptive coloration. The zig-zag markings and filamentous appendages of the caterpillar's body render it all but invisible on its food plant of Greenbriar (Smilax), Florida.
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The Curved-lined Owlet Caterpillar (Phyprosopus callitrichoides) a North American example of disruptive coloration. The zig-zag markings and filamentous appendages of the caterpillar's body render it all but invisible on its food plant of Greenbriar (Smilax), Florida.

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From gallery: Eye Spy - Camouflage
Photographer: James L. Castner
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 18 Jan 2010
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Credit: Dr. James L. Castner/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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