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October 9, 2019

Gavin Svenson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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 1216309).

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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