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Magnificent Swallowtail

Papilio garamus

Description:

Beautiful butterfly about 12 cm wing span. The wings mostly black with two yellow stripes, one continuous and the other dotted line. With the wings closed it has blue spots.

Habitat:

Outside of the small town, near a oak forest.


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4 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 years ago

Thank you again Gerardo for the ID and the link. It is a Magnificent Swallowtail

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 2 years ago

I think is a Magnificent Swallowtail
Papilio garamus check
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 years ago

Thank you Gerardo

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 2 years ago

Wow Grate spotting and photos!

Mexico

Lat: 22.63, Long: -100.40

Spotted on Mar 11, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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