Despoina spinosa, male, on leaves of Ficus sp. This katydid (family Tettigoniidae) sleeps by day on the undersurface of a large fig leaf, using its perfectly camouflaged semi-translucent wings to conceal itself from predators. Sarawak, Malaysia.
- © Chien C. Lee
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Borneo, East Malaysia, Insecta, Magnoliopsida, Malaysia, Moraceae, Orthoptera, Phyllomimini, Pseudophyllinae, Rosales, Sarawak, Southeast Asia, Tettigoniidae, animal, arthropod, bush cricket, camouflage, crypsis, cryptic, fauna, flora, folivore, folivorous, folivory, herbivore, herbivorous, herbivory, insect, invertebrate, katydid, leaf, leaf-eater, plant, rainforest, tropical, true katydid
- Contained in galleries
- Camouflage & Mimicry, Insects, Borneo