COUNTERSHADING

noun. A type of camouflage which comprises the utilization of differential light and dark regions on the body to reduce the capacity of a predator being able to spot the living being.

COUNTERSHADING: "Countershading is a common method of camouflage in the jungle."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "COUNTERSHADING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/countershading/ (accessed October 22, 2021).
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