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നാരക ശലഭം, Lime Swallowtail

Papilio demoleus


Found this on my lime tree. Early instar "birds-dropping" caterpillar.

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bayucca 10 years ago
Lime Swallowtail
Papilio demoleus Facts about Lime Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus)

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:)) :)) and learn Malaylam, Bayucca. :))

bayucca 10 years ago

Hey, on my iPad your common name looks great!! Maybe I have to upgrade my Mac system which would mean buy a new one :-((... ;-)...

:)) Thank you Bayucca.

bayucca 10 years ago

OK, then let's hope, that the others might see the correct name. I have no problems with your alphabet :-)...

Hi Bayucca this is my mother tongue and it says 'lime butterfly. My mother tongue is Malayalam. I would like to add the local names in Malayalam too. :))

bayucca 10 years ago

നാരക ശലഭം that's what I see on my screen...
Scientific name is correct, Lime Swallowtail as well, but the first common name looks strange. I would only take Lime Swallowtail as common name and add the other names in the description section. Maybe it is just a problem of the font.

Thank you Bayucca, I got all those names from Wikipedia. :))

bayucca 10 years ago

Please, check your entries in common and scientific name fields, looks a little bit crazy ;-)...

Thank you very much bayucca for the ID and information. :))

bayucca 10 years ago

Papilio sp., early instar, looks like being Papilio demoleus. Please, verify! You have some other Papilio in India and some of the caterpillars look quite similar, depending on the instar.

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 9, 2013
Submitted on Nov 9, 2013

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