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What is cryptic colouration?
Cryptic coloration is a specific type of camouflage used by some species of animals. These animals have external coloration that blends in with their surroundings, such as arctic foxes that have a brown coat in the summer to blend in with the foliage in their environment. ...
Asked in Butterflies and Moths
How do moths camoflouge?
To hide from sharp-eyed predators like birds, many moths have cryptic coloration (camouflage) which makes them difficult to see against a particular background. Many moths have the color and patterns of tree bark. A moth's cryptic coloration protects it from birds and other preditors. ...
Asked in Tundra, Marine Biology
Is cryptic coloration of frogs an example of mutualism?
I thought it was because it helps both the predator and the prey survive longer in their habitat, but I just had a multiple choice biology test where it asked for an example of Mutualism, and I chose cryptic coloration, but he was looking for another choice which was coral and algae. So I guess not? ...
Asked in Definitions
What is the meaning of cryptic?
Cryptic is an adjective meaning "difficult to understand, obscure, deliberately made unknowable". It is often used to describe written and spoken communications and usually implies that the person writing or saying the information is putting effort into hiding the intended meaning. An example sentence would be "Nancy posted a very cryptic message on my Facebook Wall today." ...
What are other forms of the word cryptic?
Cryptic is an adjective. It is from the Greek word kryptos, meaning hidden. A noun (from the root kryptos, a Greek word) is crypt. Cryptically is the adverb for the adjective cryptic. Crypto- or crypt- is the combining form, as in cryptography or as in cryptanalysis. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Animal Life, Ecosystems
What type of adaptation helps an animal hide in its environment?
Camouflage covers the entire spectrum of defense mechanisms employed by an animal to hide in its environment. It involves properties like "blending coloration", "cryptic behavior". ...
Asked in Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words
What is the root word of words such as cryptology encryption and cryptic?
Crypt is a word meaning hidden. Therefore, cryptology is the study of hidden information, encryption means to make hidden, and cryptic is that something's meaning is hidden. Another word is cryptography, which means hidden writing. ...
Asked in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon
What Pokemon lives at cryptic cave on Pokemon mystery dungeon blue?
Mewtwo lives in cryptic cave, you can get Cryptic cave from wigglytuff in the Pokemon square. ...