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hooded pitcher has numerous white patches (areoles) void of
pigmentation. These white windows are designed to light up the pitcher
tube interior. Note also, that these areoles are strategically
positioned toward the back of the pitcher. An insect, alighting at the
rim of the pitcher, might mistake the brightly lit windows as an open
exit, and attempt to fly through, only to slam against the wall and
tumble into the pitcher tube..