Spot the Phantom!

One of the most remarkable insects I came across in Borneo was this consummate master of disguise

Can you spot the large insect in the picture below?

Can you spot the insect?
Can you spot the insect?

Ok – here is another picture where it is a little easier…

Now can you see the insect? (It's right in the middle of the picture!)
Now can you see the insect? (It's right in the middle of the picture!)

And here is a view of this amazing ‘phantom’ – this is an unidentified kind of stick insect…

The Master of Disguise!
The Master of Disguise!

More from the wonderful world of insects soon…

4 thoughts on “Spot the Phantom!

  1. Is the camouflage a “costume” meaning pieces of lichen are stuck onto him, or is the plant-like material part of his exoskeleton?

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