Clearwing moths imitate flight paths of bees and wasps. Biology Letters published Marta and Paolo's study supported by The ClearWing Foundation-
Clearwing moths are known to resemble bees and wasps visually, but it was unclear to what extent they mimic their models behaviourally, if at all. Marta Skowron Volponi’s and Paolo Volponi’s Biology Letters study found that bee-mimicking clearwing moths tend to fly like bees, whereas wasp-mimics fly like wasps, suggesting that the moths mimic more than just their model’s appearance.
Read on in Biology Letters: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/5/20180152
A short video of the insect flight trajectories can be found here: https://vimeo.com/250560272
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