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Alpine black swallowtail butterfly

Papilio maackii

Description:

The Alpine Black Swallowtail (Papilio maackii) is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in Asia, in Japan, China and South Korea. The wingspan is 70-80 mm. The larvae feed on Phellodendron amurensis, Zanthoxylum ailanthoides and Phellodendron amurense. They are one of biggest butterflies around the world.

Habitat:

They live around forest that has Phellodendron amurensis and Zanthoxylum ailanthoides.

Notes:

The end of it's wings were chipped off while it was flying around. :(

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1 Comment

johnoh2009
johnoh2009 9 years ago

Ummm graphics are pretty not good....

johnoh2009
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서울특별시 (Seoul), Republic of Korea

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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