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Alpine black swallowtail butterfly

Papilio maackii


The Alpine Black Swallowtail (Papilio maackii) is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in Asia, in Japan, China and South Korea. The wingspan is 70-80 mm. The larvae feed on Phellodendron amurensis, Zanthoxylum ailanthoides and Phellodendron amurense. They are one of biggest butterflies around the world.


They live around forest that has Phellodendron amurensis and Zanthoxylum ailanthoides.


The end of it's wings were chipped off while it was flying around. :(

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1 Comment

johnoh2009 3 years ago

Ummm graphics are pretty not good....

서울특별시 (Seoul), Republic of Korea

Lat: 37.54, Long: 127.04

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012


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