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Attitude and Concealing Coloration

Nature volume 140, page 684 (16 October 1937) | Download Citation

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I FOLLOWED with much interest and amusement a controversy in NATURE concerning the origin of species, which involved the meaning of protective coloration in insects. One correspondent asserted that insects placed themselves in special locations with which their concealment devices blended. I am submitting a further example of this.

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  1. Dominion Laboratory, Scientific and Industrial Research Department, Wellington. Aug. 5.

    • J. J. S. CORNES

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