Homochromy | Article about homochromy by The Free Dictionary
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A form of protective coloration whereby the individual blends into the background.
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They often show homochromy
, and those species that perch on the ground tend to strikingly resemble the color of their local substrate.
This suggests that the larvae may be capable of background homochromy
, as is commonly the case in some Acridid subfamilies, e.g., the Oedipodinae.