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October 9, 2019

Gavin Svenson in the lab

Gavin Svenson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), seen here in the lab, led a research team that revised the horned praying mantis group and traced the evolution of its camouflage features.

This research was supported by the National Science Foundation (grant DEB 12-16309).

To learn more, see the CMNH news story Scientists uncover re-evolution of disruptive camouflage in horned praying mantises. (Date image taken: 2013; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 9, 2019)

Credit: Laura Dempsey

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