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Giant Swallowtail

Papilio cresphontes


This tremendously beautiful butterfly was found in a massive Flower garden, along with other butterflies, this was the one that caught my attention. The Giant Swallowtail Butterfly has a wingspan of about 10-16 cm. it's mainly found in Canada and the United States, making it the biggest butterfly of NorthAmerica, it's range also gets to SouthAmerica, mainly Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela.



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28 Comments (1–25)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Super gorgeous. Congrats! :)

NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Congratulations !!

outsidegirl0 7 years ago

congrats! beautiful!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Congratulations :) Very beautiful butterfly :)

RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations! It is really beautiful.

Congratulations Phillip Torres!

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Congratulations Phillip!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Thank you so much guys! Really happy to be featured once again :D
Thank you a lot Karen!

Congratulations !

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Congrats Phillip!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 7 years ago


AshleyT 7 years ago

Beautiful butterfly, Phillip! Congrats on sotd :)

beaker98 7 years ago

Awesome! Congratulations!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Congratulations Phillip !! It's beautiful butterfly !! :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Superb shots. Congratulations.

KarenL 7 years ago

Great capture Phillip, and congratulations on another great spotting of the day!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Sorry Bayucca, this were the only ones I took :(

bayucca 7 years ago

Do you have any other picture of this one?

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Thank you Beaker, Flowerpatch and Ali! :D

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

This is amazing!

Flowerpatch 7 years ago

Perfect shot!!! Beautiful!

beaker98 7 years ago


Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Thank you Gilma! :D

Lovely!! and great picture of it, Phillip Torres

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

And thanks ceejaay

Nimbid Ditavi
Spotted by
Nimbid Ditavi

Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Aug 28, 2013
Submitted on Aug 28, 2013

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