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Common Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus


Also known as Lemon Butterfly, Lime Swallowtail, Small Citrus Butterfly, Chequered Swallowtail, Dingy Swallowtail, Citrus Swallowtail.


This butterfly waited patiently to let the other side photographed though I had to take a long walk to reach the other side.

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36 Comments (1–25)

Thank you CHUN, I am honored. :))

ChunXingWong 6 years ago

I am the one who is very late, Chief :))
A belated congratulations !

Thank you very much Saumya :)) No problem. :))

Congrats On your SOTD ! And sorry for the late wishes ! :) :)

Pedro, Karen, Luis, Ashley, Jemma, Reza, Neena, NUWAN, Marta, Sergio, Arlanda, Neil, Rieko, Bhagya, Dilan, Sew, Chamalka, Dotun, Maria, Sckel, Daniele, Namitha, Jemma :)), António, Lauren, Larry, Texanne, Suz, Lucky, Jopy, Monika, Christos, Carol, Student, Sachindra, Manuelariasarias, Gatorfellows, Lily and Lary. thank you. Joseph :))

Hi Karen, thank you very much for selecting 'Papilio demoleus' as spotting of the day and bring me to this joyful moment. I would like to thank Mr. Yasser, all my Ranger friends and everybody in PN for this honor and encouragement. :)) Thank you.

:)) THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR SELECTING 'PAPLIO DEMOLEUS'' AS SPOTTING OF THE DAY! :)) I am sorry for the delay to thank you all. I was in Guruvayoor (the land famous for Lord Krishna's temple) and back home early today. :)) No hiding at this joyful occasion. :)) Thanks everyone in PN once again, you are all in my heart. :))

texanne 6 years ago

Beautiful! Congratulations Chief!

LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Belated Congrats Chief!!! Well deserved SOTD!

LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Congratulations Chief! So happy for you, it is a beautiful picture.

Beautiful capture Chief,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing such beautifull biodiversity from India,nice work

Hema 6 years ago

chief, are you in hiding?!

namitha 6 years ago

Congratulations Joseph, on this awesome little find and SOTD!

DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congrats Chief!

Sckel 6 years ago


Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD and great you got both sides!

dotun55 6 years ago


Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 6 years ago

wow Beautiful....Congratulations......!

Sew 6 years ago

congratzzzzzzzz........... :D

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Congrats Joseph!!!!Niice spotting!!!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

so beautiful ........Congatulations ......

RiekoS 6 years ago

Congratulations. Beautiful spotting.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Congratulations on a wonderful SOTD. Well done :-)

arlanda 6 years ago

Congratulations Chief

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Congratulations Chief. Well worth SOTD.

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Nov 26, 2013

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