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Orchard Swallowtail (female)

Papilio aegeus

Description:

Butterfly found in Bathurst NSW

Habitat:

Caterpillars found in lime tree Butterfly found on patio

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Orchard Swallowtail (female)
Papilio aegeus Papilio aegeus


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2 Comments

NathanO'Dea
NathanO'Dea 9 years ago

Thanks Shanna! Luckily it was very easy. We raised this one from a caterpillar and when she hatched after about 5 weeks she hung around for a couple of hours and let us hold her in our hands and pose for some photos.

ShannaB
ShannaB 9 years ago

Wow, awesome. It's SO hard to get a good shot of one of these.

NathanO'Dea
Spotted by
NathanO'Dea

2795, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jun 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 12, 2012

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