apatetic color

apatetic color
Those colors that enable an organism to mimic either its environment or another species.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • apatetic — |apə|ted.ik adjective Etymology: Greek apatētikos fallacious, from apatan to deceive, cheat, from apatēdeceit more at apatite zoology : imitative in color or form …   Useful english dictionary

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