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Citrus Swallowtail

Papilio demodocus

Description:

black and pale yellow butterfly with colourful eyes hidden on both surfaces of its lower wings and a zebra striped thorax and abdomen.

Habitat:

common visitors to gardens with orange trees

Notes:

It always surprises me how butterflies can keep on flying with large chunks missing from their wings

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C.Sydes
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C.Sydes

Lephalale Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Dec 18, 2012

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