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Australian Museum Papered Butterflies - 6

SpecimensAustralian Museum Entomology Collection

Butterflies and moths belong to the order Lepidoptera. Butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. Some butterflies have evolved symbiotic and parasitic relationships with social insects such as ants. Some species are pests because in their larval stages they can damage domestic crops or trees; however, some species are agents of pollination of some plants, and caterpillars of a few butterflies eat harmful insects. Culturally, butterflies are a popular motif in the visual and literary arts.

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