Rosy maple moths (Dryocampa rubicunda) are native... - Wissenschaft und Deutsch (on Hiatus)
Rosy maple moths (Dryocampa rubicunda) are native to North America and are covered in a coat of dense fuzz that helps them pollinate flowers more efficiently. Their gorgeous pink and yellow colouration is still a mystery, but some researchers believe it warns off predators, letting them know that what they think is a delicious meal may actually be quite unpalatable.Read more in Becky Crew’s new blog for Australian Geographic: http://bit.ly/1hOEdn1Image: Patrick Spurlock/Flickr
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Rosy maple moths (Dryocampa rubicunda) are native to North America and are covered in a coat of dense fuzz that helps them pollinate flowers more efficiently. Their gorgeous pink and yellow colouration is still a mystery, but some researchers believe it warns off predators, letting them know that what they think is a delicious meal may actually be quite unpalatable.

Read more in Becky Crew’s new blog for Australian Geographic: http://bit.ly/1hOEdn1

Image: Patrick Spurlock/Flickr

sourced through SA

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