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Epiplemiine Moth (Epipleminae, Uraniidae)

Some moths have the ability to fold or roll their wings into stick-like shapes possibly as a form of crypsis. Such examples can be found amongst the Geometrid Ennominae subfamily, the Epiplemiine moths of the Uraniidae family (see image) and the Euteliinaes.

 

Pu'er, Yunnan, China

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Taken on November 10, 2012