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The Common Crow Butterfly (Euploea corinna)

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The Common Crow Butterfly (Euploea corinna) is one of the most frequently-encountered butterflies in the northern parts of Australia. It is very dark brown in colour, appearing almost black, with rows of white spots towards the edge of the wings. Due to its toxic nature (which arise due to the host plants of this butterfly), ingesting a single individual may be enough to induce vomiting in birds – a strong disincentive to eating!

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