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Common Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus

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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
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pamsai

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Spotted on Mar 8, 2013
Submitted on Mar 9, 2013

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