Amazing Footage of a Perfectly Camouflaged Flat Bug

Wildlife photographer David Weiller (previously) captured amazing HD footage of a nearly invisible flat bug in the Colombian Amazon Forest, perfectly camouflaged with fallen tree bark upon which the insect perched.

Flat Bug (Dysodius Lunatus, Aradidae) on the bark of a fallen tree in the Amazon Rainforest near Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia.

Flat bugs is the common name for Aradidae and refers to their extremely flatten body.

Lori Dorn
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