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Mimicry in Nature

A set of nature's most interesting look-a-likes. Mimicry is used by prey species as a form of protection against predators, by predator species to lure prey in, and by parasites.
a data set by NatureLover
created April 15, 2017
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FAMILY TREE
Model SpeciesModel Species ImageMimic SpeciesMimic Species ImageType of Mimicry
Heliconius ButterfliesHeliconius Mimicry RingMüllerian
Monarch ButterflyViceroy ButterflyMüllerian
Monarch ButterflyQueen ButterflyMüllerian
Poison Dart FrogsRanitomeya imitator morphsMüllerian
SnakeHemeroplanes Triptolemus Moth LarvaBatesian
Coral SnakeScarlet KingsnakeBatesian
Coral SnakeScarlet SnakeBatesian
Honey BeeDrone FlyBatesian
Bumble BeeSnowberry Clearwing mothBatesian
Bumble BeeRobber FlyBatesian
Yellow Jacket WaspSyrphid FlyBatesian
Yellow Jacket WaspRaspberry Crown Borer MothBatesian
Yellow Jacket WaspHover FlyBatesian
Bird DroppingsGiant Swallowtail LarvaTransformational
SparrowhawkCommon CuckooAggressive
LadybirdLadybird Mimic SpiderAggressive
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