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Common Lime

Papilio demoleus

Description:

Papilio demoleus is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a prominent tail.

Habitat:

Urban garden.

Notes:

Like some moths, it can be coached to perch on a gentle finger.

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4 Comments

Laurence Conix
Laurence Conix 7 years ago

Nice!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Very pretty!

Thank you Ali! ☻

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

Very Nice...♡

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 21, 2013
Submitted on Aug 21, 2013

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