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Milon's Swallowtail

Graphium milon




2 species ID suggestions

Common Bluebottle
Graphium sarpedon Graphium sarpedon
MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago
Milon's swallowtail
Graphium milon Graphium milon — Milon´s Swallowtail

5 Comments

Nasru Alam Aziz
Nasru Alam Aziz 6 years ago

thx martin..

Nasru Alam Aziz
Nasru Alam Aziz 6 years ago

yes martin, i think this is graphium milon..

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Sorry to throw a spanner in the works.
These two very similar species were once considered subspecies.
G. milon has a thinner blue zone and darker black zones. The butterfly is slightly larger than the common bluebottle. Compare these two and decide which you think best matches your spotting.
http://lepidoptera.pro/taxonomy/15214
http://lepidoptera.pro/taxonomy/15126

Nasru Alam Aziz
Nasru Alam Aziz 6 years ago

thank you noel..

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Lovely, feeding on minerals!

Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia

Lat: -5.02, Long: 119.68

Spotted on Jul 24, 2005
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012

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