Species: Euploea core
English Name: Common Crow
Chinese Name: 幻紫斑蝶
The Common Crow has about 8-9 cm in wingspan. The wings are glossy black upperside and dark brown underside with white spots along the outer margins. The body has also white marks. The pupa is metallic in color while the larvae is white striped with hair like tentacles on the upper side. This species can be observed in Taipa and Coloane hiking trails.
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- Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.