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is a large swallowtail butterfly . The cata is a huge - It Moves slowly and haltingly. It has a unique habit of securing its balance by weaving silk on the substratum.The fellow has a greenish head and a blue streak in the eye-spot in segments 4 to 5. It has a deep red osmeterium. Found on Citrus plants
Spotted on May 2, 2013
Submitted on May 2, 2013
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29 Comments (1–25)
Awesome colors! Congratulations on Spotting of the Day!
Awesome spotting! Congratulations SachindraUmesh!
Wonderful spot congratulations :)
Thank you everyone =)
Congratulations Sachindra. Very beautiful.
congrats Sachindra !! awesome click
So fantastic! Love it! Congratulations!
Nice. Looks similar to Papilio demoleus
Cute, congratulations :)
Excellent photos Sachindra and congratulations on the well deserved SOTD
Thank you guys =) =D
This fellow grows up into a real fast flier - Not so sluggish as compared at this stage =)
Now that is spectacular, Sachindra. What a funny looking fellow. Looks top-heavy, but I bet it grows into the most beautiful butterfly. I'll check out the swallowtail. Well spotted. Neil :-)
Gorgeous spotting, congrats!
Thank you everyone =) =)
Awesome ...Congrats !!!
Great foto ~
Congratulations Sachindra.. very nice pictuce..
Great capture Sachindra,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing