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Dragon Swallowtail

Sericinus montela

Description:

Approx. 20cm wingspan.

Habitat:

Sighted in a marsh, tall grasses on the bank of a river.

Notes:

Looks most similar to a Zebra Swallowtail, but I haven't been able to find an exact match.

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Dragon Swallowtail
Sericinus montela Sericinus montela


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19 Comments

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

I appreciate your kind words, Marta! :D

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Is very well deserved, Audie, is an absolute beauty! :-)

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

It was my pleasure, Leuba! It blew me away that she let me get so close. =}

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Congratulations Audie ! So lovely and delicate - thanks for sharing.

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Thanks, Setphanie! I admit, it really made my day. :D

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD, Audie!

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Thanks, Mark and everyone else who have had kind things to say. =}

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Hey congratulations Audie. Spectacular butterfly.

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Wow! That's a first for me! Thanks! :D

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Congrats Audie, your spectacular dragon swallowtail is our spotting of the day!

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Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Beautiful......

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Thanks, Dilan Chathuranga! =}

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Beautiful photo!

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

It is, isn't it, Rob? There were a few around, but that one was the only one that let me creep up on it.

RobThacker
RobThacker 6 years ago

Beautiful!

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Thanks! Glad you like it! :D

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

Great spotting and great photography, Audie!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Beautiful butterfly, Audie!

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

I think you nailed it, StirredMocha! Many thanks! :D

AudieWilkins
Spotted by
AudieWilkins

Yeongdong, Chungcheongbuk-do, Republic of Korea

Spotted on Aug 26, 2014
Submitted on Aug 26, 2014

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