Photo: Ant-mimicking treehopper from Ecuador

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Ant-mimicking treehopper

credit: Andreas Kay

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Looking like an ant seems to be a pretty good survival strategy for a number of species, like the treehopper seen here (Cyphonia clavata) and some types of spiders. When looked at from above, this ant-mimicking treehopper’s disguise is even more convincing.

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