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Lime Swallowtail

Papilio Demoleus


About 1.5 inch length and height of a single wing. About 3 inches width of the butterfly. With light yellow spots and a red spot with blue spot on each wing. Medium in size.


Found in a house garden

2 Species ID Suggestions

Lime swallowtail
Papilio demoleus Papilio demoleus - Wikipedia

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arne.roysland 5 months ago

Citrus Swallowtail is not a Phillippine butterfly, but Lime swallowtail is and it's called Common Lime over there. (Papilio demoleus demoleus)

Ornithoptera80 5 months ago

Great first butterfly spotting.

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San Mateo, Calabarzon, Philippines

Spotted on May 23, 2020
Submitted on May 23, 2020

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