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Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Killard Point NNR, Ballyhornan, County Down, Northern Ireland.July. - Robert  Thompson
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Robert Thompson / Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Killard Point NNR, Ballyhornan, County Down, Northern Ireland.July.
Aposematism describes the use of bright colouration and bold patterns to advertise that an organism is unpalatable or dangerous. All three insects are foul-tasting or toxic if eaten:  Wood Tiger moth... - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Aposematism describes the use of bright colouration and bold patterns to advertise that an organism is unpalatable or dangerous. All three insects are foul-tasting or toxic if eaten: Wood Tiger moth...
Magpie Moth caterpillar (Abraxas grossulariata) showing warning colouration, photographed on a white background. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. June. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Magpie Moth caterpillar (Abraxas grossulariata) showing warning colouration, photographed on a white background. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. June.
Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas) sitting on colourful variegated leaves. Captive, found in Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela - Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas) sitting on colourful variegated leaves. Captive, found in Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela
Saturniid moth caterpillar with warning colouration {Syssphinx mexicana} Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Saturniid moth caterpillar with warning colouration {Syssphinx mexicana} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
European (Fire) salamander {Salamandra salamandra} Bavaria, Germany - Martin Gabriel
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Martin Gabriel / European (Fire) salamander {Salamandra salamandra} Bavaria, Germany
Yellow bellied toad {Bombina variegata} Germany - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Yellow bellied toad {Bombina variegata} Germany
Poison arrow frog {Dendrobates histrionicus} Western Ecuador - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Poison arrow frog {Dendrobates histrionicus} Western Ecuador
Oriental fire bellied toad showing warning colours. - Fabio Liverani
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Fabio Liverani / Oriental fire bellied toad showing warning colours.
Yellow bellied toad defensive display  - shows brightly coloured belly, Italy - Fabio Liverani
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Fabio Liverani / Yellow bellied toad defensive display - shows brightly coloured belly, Italy
Yellow bellied toad defensive display to snake, Italy - shows brighly coloured belly - Fabio Liverani
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Fabio Liverani / Yellow bellied toad defensive display to snake, Italy - shows brighly coloured belly
Poison Arrow Frog (Epipedobates tricolor) Ecuador Amazon South-America. colourful. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Poison Arrow Frog (Epipedobates tricolor) Ecuador Amazon South-America. colourful.
European (fire) salamander - Hans Christoph Kappel
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Hans Christoph Kappel / European (fire) salamander
Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) larva, Beverley Court Gardens, Lewisham, England, October - Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) larva, Beverley Court Gardens, Lewisham, England, October
Cinnabar moth caterpillar (Tyria jacobaeae) feeding on leaves of Common ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris) in summer, Belgium, July - Philippe Clement
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Philippe Clement / Cinnabar moth caterpillar (Tyria jacobaeae) feeding on leaves of Common ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris) in summer, Belgium, July
Helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) peering at Soldier beetle (Cantharis rustica) with warning colouration, whilst foraging for insects in meadow. Domesticated. Near Bath, England, UK. May. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) peering at Soldier beetle (Cantharis rustica) with warning colouration, whilst foraging for insects in meadow. Domesticated. Near Bath, England, UK. May.
Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) in defensive posture showing warning colours, on dried soil with mud cracks, Weser Hills, Lower Saxony, Germany. August. - Kerstin  Hinze
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Kerstin Hinze / Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) in defensive posture showing warning colours, on dried soil with mud cracks, Weser Hills, Lower Saxony, Germany. August.
Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) in defensive posture showing warning colours, on dried soil with mud cracks, Weser Hills, Lower Saxony, Germany. August. - Kerstin  Hinze
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Kerstin Hinze / Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) in defensive posture showing warning colours, on dried soil with mud cracks, Weser Hills, Lower Saxony, Germany. August.
Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Wiltshire, England, UK, July. - David Kjaer
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David Kjaer / Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Five-spot Burnet moth (Zygaena trifolii) on Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) flower, Cheshire, UK, July. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Five-spot Burnet moth (Zygaena trifolii) on Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) flower, Cheshire, UK, July.
Five-spot Burnet moth (Zygaena trifolii) showing underwing, Cheshire, UK, July. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Five-spot Burnet moth (Zygaena trifolii) showing underwing, Cheshire, UK, July.
Cow killer velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis) on white background, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA September - John Abbott
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John Abbott / Cow killer velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis) on white background, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA September
Rhopalid bug / Henbane bug (Corizus hyoscyami) a toxic species with warning colouration on on Hoary plantain (Plantago media) in grassland meadow, St. Catherine's valley, Bath and North-east Somerset,... - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Rhopalid bug / Henbane bug (Corizus hyoscyami) a toxic species with warning colouration on on Hoary plantain (Plantago media) in grassland meadow, St. Catherine's valley, Bath and North-east Somerset,...
Southern festoon butterfly (Zerynthia polyxena) caterpillar, Lorsch, Hessen, Germany. Meetyourneighbours.net project. - MYN  / Dirk Funhoff
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MYN / Dirk Funhoff / Southern festoon butterfly (Zerynthia polyxena) caterpillar, Lorsch, Hessen, Germany. Meetyourneighbours.net project.
Yellow bellied toad (Bombina variegata) showing underside, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany. Meetyourneighbours.net project. - MYN  / Dirk Funhoff
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MYN / Dirk Funhoff / Yellow bellied toad (Bombina variegata) showing underside, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany. Meetyourneighbours.net project.
Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) in leaf litter, Burgundy, France, April. - Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) in leaf litter, Burgundy, France, April.
Strawberry poison frog (Oophaga pumilio) photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica - Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Strawberry poison frog (Oophaga pumilio) photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica
Scarlet-bodied wasp moth (Cosmosoma myrodora) a wasp mimic species with aposematic or warning colouration. Florida, USA, February. - Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Scarlet-bodied wasp moth (Cosmosoma myrodora) a wasp mimic species with aposematic or warning colouration. Florida, USA, February.
Harlequin bug (Murgantia histrionica) USA, March. - Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Harlequin bug (Murgantia histrionica) USA, March.
Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica) sucking sap with piercing mouthparts from a plant stem. - Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica) sucking sap with piercing mouthparts from a plant stem.
Brightly coloured cricket (Rhopsotettix consummatus) in rainforest, Panguana Reserve, Huanuca province, Amazon basin, Peru. - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Brightly coloured cricket (Rhopsotettix consummatus) in rainforest, Panguana Reserve, Huanuca province, Amazon basin, Peru.
Grasshopper (Tetrataenia surinama) on leaf, Panguana Reserve, Huanuca province, Amazon basin, Peru. - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Grasshopper (Tetrataenia surinama) on leaf, Panguana Reserve, Huanuca province, Amazon basin, Peru.
Long horn beetle (Batus barbicornis) on tree trunk in rainforest, Panguana Reserve, Huanuco province, Amazon basin, Peru. - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Long horn beetle (Batus barbicornis) on tree trunk in rainforest, Panguana Reserve, Huanuco province, Amazon basin, Peru.
Zephyr eyed silkmoth (Automeris zephyria) caterpillars (third instar) feeding on a leaf, New Mexico, USA. August. - Robert  Thompson
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Robert Thompson / Zephyr eyed silkmoth (Automeris zephyria) caterpillars (third instar) feeding on a leaf, New Mexico, USA. August.
Ornate Beetle (Coleoptera) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Ornate Beetle (Coleoptera) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America
Orange rainbow katydid (Vestria sp. ) female bending her abdomen forward to oviposit, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Orange rainbow katydid (Vestria sp. ) female bending her abdomen forward to oviposit, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America.
Orange and Black Long-horned Beetle (Batus barbicornis) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Orange and Black Long-horned Beetle (Batus barbicornis) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America.
Arrow-shaped Micrathena (Micrathena sp) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Arrow-shaped Micrathena (Micrathena sp) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America.
Wild Silk Moth Caterpillar (Saturniidae) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Wild Silk Moth Caterpillar (Saturniidae) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America
Fungus beetle (Erotylus sp) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America. - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Fungus beetle (Erotylus sp) Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, South America.
Belly of a Northern spectacled salamander (Salamandrina perspicillata) showing warning colouration against white background, Italy, April. Controlled conditions. - Bert  Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Belly of a Northern spectacled salamander (Salamandrina perspicillata) showing warning colouration against white background, Italy, April. Controlled conditions.
Saddleback caterpillar (Acharia sp.) with stinging and poisonous spines and bright warning colouration, in tropical rainforest, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Saddleback caterpillar (Acharia sp.) with stinging and poisonous spines and bright warning colouration, in tropical rainforest, Costa Rica.
Saddleback caterpillar (Acharia sp.) with stinging and poisonous spines and bright warning colouration, in tropical rainforest, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Saddleback caterpillar (Acharia sp.) with stinging and poisonous spines and bright warning colouration, in tropical rainforest, Costa Rica.
Red Underwing moth (Catocala nupta) wing detail showing warning coloration. Podere Montecucco, Orvieto, Umbria. Italy, September - Paul Harcourt Davies
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Red Underwing moth (Catocala nupta) wing detail showing warning coloration. Podere Montecucco, Orvieto, Umbria. Italy, September
Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietus) a wasp mimic found on tree trunks in sunny places, on oak leaf, in garden, near Orvieto, Italy, May - Paul Harcourt Davies
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietus) a wasp mimic found on tree trunks in sunny places, on oak leaf, in garden, near Orvieto, Italy, May
Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietus) a wasp mimic found on tree trunks in sunny places, in garden, near Orvieto, Italy, May - Paul Harcourt Davies
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietus) a wasp mimic found on tree trunks in sunny places, in garden, near Orvieto, Italy, May
Tropical blue ring octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) is small but has one of the most venomous creatures in the ocean, its bite injects a neurotoxin that paralyses its victim. It flashes its blue rings... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Tropical blue ring octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) is small but has one of the most venomous creatures in the ocean, its bite injects a neurotoxin that paralyses its victim. It flashes its blue rings...
A blue ring octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) flashes its blue rings as it crawls over a coral reef. Kapalai Island, Sulu Sea, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A blue ring octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata) flashes its blue rings as it crawls over a coral reef. Kapalai Island, Sulu Sea, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia..
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