Procryptic - definition of procryptic by The Free Dictionary
Having a pattern or coloration that acts as camouflage to protect against predation.
(Zoology) (of animals) having protective coloration
[C19: from pro-2 + Greek kruptein to conceal]
pro•cryp•tic (proʊˈkrɪp tɪk)
serving to conceal an animal from predators.
References in periodicals archive
The order Phasmatodea (leaf and stick insects) consists of approximately 3000 known species often characterized by an elongated body cavity and procryptic
camouflage (Azevedo et al.
Am I not the procryptic
colouring of a butterfly, or you the anticryptic colouring of a phantom?
Bird predation and food plant specificity in closely related procryptic