cryptic coloration

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Related to cryptic coloration: aposematic coloration, disruptive coloration
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Noun1.cryptic coloration - coloring that conceals or disguises an animal's shape
protective coloration - coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
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a poor cryptic coloration persists), whereas nymphs can become paler when they molt.
Optimization of cryptic coloration in heterogeneous habitats.
Larvae present cryptic coloration that is similar to mosses and lichens that cover the host plant branch (Fig.