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Common Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus

Description:

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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4 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks annorion

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks AliHp...

annorion
annorion 7 years ago

Nice spotting!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

very nice...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Tamil Nadu, India

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

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