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Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus


The butterfly is tailless and has a wingspan 80–100 mm. Above, the background colour is black. A broad, irregular yellow band is found on the wings above, which is broken in the case of the forewing. Besides this the butterfly has a large number of irregular spots on the wing. The upper hindwing has a red tornal spot with blue edging around it.


urban area

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish 8 years ago
Papilio demoleus Papilio demoleus

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Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 8 years ago

Thanks again AshishNimkar.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Look to be Lime Butterfly... But I seen here only 4 legs use for landing like Nymphalidae family...

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 8 years ago

Thank you AshishNimkar.

Noel Buensuceso
Spotted by
Noel Buensuceso


Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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