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Palamedes Swallowtail

Papilio palamedes


Dark brown butterfly with yellow stripes in a half circle on lower wings and spotted yellow on edge of lower wings. Butterfly has a narrow and short tail of sorts at the end of its lower wings.


Southeastern Louisiana in a rather rural area.


Sorry for the poor was in flight and under a canopy.

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Liam 12 years ago
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1 Comment

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Lovely Swallowtail...

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Mandeville, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Apr 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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