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Mülleran mimicry


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  • proper n. The resemblance of two or more poisonous species with each other, giving the effect that they are all more recognisable to potential predators. For example, the monarch butterfly and the viceroy butterfly.


Named for Fritz Müller. (Wiktionary)


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