Tuesday, July 27, 2010


In mimicry the animal resembles or imitates some other animal, plant or other natural object not only in color but also in shape, size, appearance, surface structure and other details. Mimicry of spider is shown in figure. Mimicry can be classified as under.

  1. Protective mimicry.

  2. Warning mimicry.

  3. Aggressive mimicry

  4. Simulation of death.

  5. Terrifying appearance.

  6. Warning color.

  7. Warning signals.

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