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Citrus Swallowtail

Papilio demodocus demodocus

Description:

Papilio demodocus, also known as the citrus swallowtail, is a large swallowtail butterfly common to sub-Saharan Africa.

Habitat:

Mbaluzi Gorge

Notes:

Citrus swallowtails pass through approximately three generations per year. Eggs are laid singly on citrus tree leaves. After about six days, the egg hatches into an immature larva. http://www.sntc.org.sz/biodiversity/sdbu...

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pamsai
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pamsai

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 19, 2014
Submitted on Nov 25, 2014

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