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The very tiny and very cool wasp Crossogaster inusitata

The very tiny and very cool wasp Crossogaster inusitata

Masked Hunter - Nymphs of this species resemble the adult form and are naturally dark-colored, but often appear grey or light-colored due to a camouflage layer of debris covering them. Nymphs exude a sticky substance that covers their entire body, including the antennae and all six legs, which causes dust, lint, and other small particles to adhere to the surface of their body.

This photo of a masked hunter bug is a great example of camouflage in nature. Masked hunter bugs camouflage themselves by covering their bodies with grains of sand.

This little caterpillar, a Camouflaged Looper takes petals from flowers and puts them on himself for camouflage !! When the flowers wither and brown, he takes them off and puts new ones on. A fashionably sensible caterpillar. Adorable.   [Image courtesy of Hopefoote Ambassador of the Wow''s Flickr stream]  http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/121763#ixzz1r5UH6mFL  --brought to you by mental_floss!

The crafty little caterpillar below is known as a wavy-lined emerald moth or camouflaged looper (Synchlora aerata). It is a species of moth of the Geometridae family and can be found in most of North America. The wingspan is about 17 mm and.

© Alex.G.Chun Seong - Larva of an Archduke Butterfly (Lexias pardalis dirteana)

To the naked eye, this caterpillar is very much a part of the plant instead of a hungry larval feeding on the young leaves. But under the macro lens, every single detail come to life in glorious beauty.

Boxer mantis Tiny Brown Mantis Boxer mantis Ephestiasula sp Tiny Bro Flickr

Boxer Mantis is a common name given to various species of praying mantis The name comes from the way these mantises move their oversized grasping forelimbs a