Alex Wild at Myrmecos has shared a picture from visiting scholar Antónia Monteiro - a simply unbelievable Malaysian moth

Mimicry is common in insects, they can adopt the cryptic appearance of leaves or the colors of poisonous butterflies. 

But Macrocilix maia is a first. This mimic insect paints an entire scene. 


Read A mural on moth wings at Myrmecos
H/T Jerry Coyne at Why Evolution Is True