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Common Lime Butterfly

Papilio demoleus


Very common.Found in the lowlands and foothills,rare at higher altitudes,in open areas where citrus trees grow.Takes part in migrations.Flight fast and straight.Sexes are similar.

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Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

Beautiful capture Cha.....

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

Thank you Marta!!

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

Beautiful, both inner and outer sides!

Chamalka Dulmini
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Chamalka Dulmini

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.32, Long: 80.66

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on May 3, 2014

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