Masters of Disguise: Life on Lichens

Unidentified Lichen Katydid found in Las Cuevas Research Station, Chiquibul Forest, Belize. Photo by Bob Thomas. May 25, 2019.
Mexican Two-Tailed Spider (Neotama mexicana) found in Las Cuevas Research Station, Chiquibul Forest, Belize. Photo by Aimée Thomas. May 25, 2019.
Lichen Mantis (Liturgusa maya), Las Cuevas Research Station, Chiquibul Forest, Belize. Photo by Bob Thomas. May 24, 2019.
Unidentified Lichen Cone Bug found in Las Cuevas Research Station, Chiquibul Forest, Belize. Photo by Aimée Thomas. May 24, 2019.
This unidentified cricket is extremely cryptic when sitting on dense lichen fields on trees in the Chiquibul Forest of Belize. In less dense lichen coverage, as seen here, it is less cryptic. Photo by Bob Thomas.

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