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Papilio demoleus libanius
Papilio demoleus libanius (Fruhstorfer, 1908) is the ssp occurring in the Philippines generally. Common names: Common Lime Butterfly, Lemon Butterfly, Lime Swallowtail, Small Citrus Butterfly, Chequered Swallowtail, Mariposa del Muerte, Dingy Swallowtail, Citrus Swallowtail. Papilio demoleus, is a common and widespread Swallowtail butterfly. It gets its common names from its host plants, which are usually citrus species such as the cultivated lime. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a prominent tail. Source: Wikipedia.
Spotted in the backyard, in Biñan Laguna, Philippines.
Spotted on Sep 14, 2012
Submitted on Oct 16, 2012
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