618649.  A Phrixothrix larvae gives off bright light to frighten predators.

Picture Id: 618649

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Description:

A Phrixothrix larvae gives off bright light to frighten predators.

Keywords:

RAILROAD WORMS (INSECTS), PHRIXOTHRIX SPECIES, ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH, BIOLUMINESCENCE, LARVAE, SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, COLOR IMAGE, STUDIO, PHOTOGRAPHY, TIME EXPOSURE, NO PEOPLE, RAILROAD WORM, PHRIXOTHRIX, INSECT, WARNING, PROTECTION, SELF-DEFENSE, LARVA, BRAZIL

Location:

Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil.

Photographer:

ROBERT SISSON/National Geographic Creative
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Dimensions: 4200px x 2870px
Max File size: 34 MB