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Lime Butterfly (Female)

Papilio demoleus libanius


Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758), called by many names: Lime Butterfly, Chequered Butterfly, Common Lime Butterfly, Lemon Butterfly, Lime Swallowtail, Small Citrus Butterfly, Chequered Swallowtail, Mariposa del Muerte, Dingy Swallowtail, Citrus Swallowtail. Papilio demoleus libanius (Fruhstorfer, 1908) is the ssp occurring in the Philippines generally. See notes at related spottings:


Backyard garden, spotted on Zinnia flowers.

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Thank you Lorenzo. Thanks also for the follow. :)

LorenzoDiiulio 5 years ago

Amazing photos!!

Thank you Marta! :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Another beauty!

Thank you Nuwan, Jimmy, and Sarahaw :)

Biñan, Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 14, 2013
Submitted on Aug 7, 2013

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