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Lime butterfly

Papilio demoleus


The butterfly is tailless and has a wingspan 80–100 mm.[5]: 52  Above, the background colour is black. A broad, irregular yellow band is found on the wings above, which is broken in the case of the forewing. Besides this, the butterfly has a large number of irregular spots on the wing. The upper hindwing has a red tornal spot with blue edging around it.


Back yard garden, Badkulla, Nadia,West Bengal, India

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Lime Butterfly
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Krishnanagar, West Bengal, India

Spotted on May 13, 2021
Submitted on Sep 26, 2021

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