Peacock katydid (Pterochroza ocellata) in startle display
Normally this katydid relies on camouflage, however, if it is disturbed then it will reveal vibrant colours under its wings, along with eyespots in order to startle predators. Photographed in the Kanuku mountains, Guyana. Paul Bertner 2011.
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