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The Emperor Swallowtail (Papilio ophidicephalus) is a butterfly of the Papilionidae family. It is found in Subsaharan Africa. The wingspan is 90–110 mm in males and 100–120 mm in females. Has two broods between August to December and January to April.
Proudly South African!
It was unfortunetly tattered and runed, but it was still lovely!
Spotted on Dec 18, 2012
Submitted on May 17, 2013
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