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Thoas Swallowtail or King Swallowtail

Heraclides thoas cyniras




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bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Thoas Swallowtail or King Swallowtail
Heraclides thoas cyniras Parque Nacional Sangay (Ecuador) : Heraclides-thoas


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3 Comments

RosaJessen
RosaJessen 7 years ago

Thank you!!
It does look very similar to the picture.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Heraclides cresphontes is not found in Peru, it is a species of North- and Central America. In addition the row of spots is "flat", in Cresphontes some of the spots are "spiky". Cyniras is to my knowledge the only species without smaller spots at the lower margin of the forewing.
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/he...

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 7 years ago

So pretty..I love that patterm.

RosaJessen
Spotted by
RosaJessen

Peru

Lat: -4.42, Long: -72.99

Spotted on Jun 5, 2009
Submitted on Aug 16, 2012

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