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A master of camouflage, this rare stick insect (Trychopeplus laciniatus) is perfectly suited for its arboreal lifestyle in the mossy forests of Central America. It feeds exclusively on the foliage of several epiphytic orchid species. Cartago, Costa Rica.
- © Chien C. Lee
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Anareolatae, Central America, Costa Rica, Diapheromeridae, Diapheromerinae, Diapheromerini, Insecta, Phasmatodea, Phasmatoptera, Phasmida, Verophasmatodea, animal, arthropod, background matching, camouflage, crypsis, cryptic, fauna, insect, invertebrate, masquerade, mimesis, mossy, phasmid, stick insect, tropical, walking stick
- Contained in galleries
- Central & South America, Insects, Camouflage