aposematic coloration

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Related to aposematic coloration: cryptic coloration, Mullerian mimicry
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Synonyms for aposematic coloration

conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators

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Teneral adults and late instars show presumably aposematic coloration while sclerotized adults are dark brown (Fig.
The hypothesis was that plants using aposematic coloration to advertise physical armaments might be protected from future bouts of herbivory if herbivores associate color or a color pattern with unpleasantness.