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Swallowtail

Papilio machaon




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Swallowtail
Papilio machaon Papilio machaon - Wikipedia


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glbnoah109
glbnoah109 2 years ago

Agree with the papillo machaon, also known as the 'old world' swallowtail. another reference is: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

Hi Erika and welcome to Project Noah.
This species is very common throughout most of Europe but you also have another very similar species, the Southern Swallowtail, Papilio alexanor, to look out for. This lacks the grey panels on the forewing and has thicker markings on the hindwings.

ErikaMarit
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ErikaMarit

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Αιγαίου, Greece

Lat: 36.38, Long: 25.45

Spotted on May 12, 2017
Submitted on May 12, 2017

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