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Common Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus


Common names: Common Lime Butterfly, Lemon Butterfly, Lime Swallowtail, Small Citrus Butterfly, Chequered Swallowtail, Mariposa del Muerte, Dingy Swallowtail, Citrus Swallowtail. Papilio demoleus, the Mariposa del Muerte, 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.

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pamsai 7 years ago

thanks annorion

pamsai 7 years ago

thanks AliHp...

annorion 7 years ago

Nice spotting!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

very nice...

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Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Jan 1, 2013
Submitted on Jan 3, 2013

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