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Queen Swallowtail

Papilio androgeus

2 Species ID Suggestions

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 7 years ago
Queen Swallowtail
Papilio androgeus Androgeus Swallowtail (Heraclides androgeus)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus


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10 Comments

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Thx bg11a15!

bg11a15
bg11a15 7 years ago

Beautiful!

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Thank you bg11a1!

bg11a1
bg11a1 7 years ago

Congratulations

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Thank you Marta! Yes, I stayed 4 months in that place so I had quite some time to explore! ;)

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Thank you rams4d! And thank you very much LuckyLogan for the correct ID!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Precious butterfly, Pieter! It seems like you have been in a very nice place in Bolivia!

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 7 years ago

Definitely not P. glaucus.

rams4d
rams4d 7 years ago

Excellent picture, congrats !!!

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 7 years ago

Hi Barrela! Thank you for your suggestion, but are you really sure this is the Eastern tiger swallowtail (papilio glaucus)? Because its distribution is only North America and this butterfly was spotted in Bolivia..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papilio_gla...

PieterColpaert
Spotted by
PieterColpaert

BNI, Bolivia

Spotted on Apr 28, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014

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