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Common Yellow or Old World Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio machaon


Common throughout most months of the year and widely distributed throughout the island, P. machaon is the only Swallowtail found in Cyprus

2 Species ID Suggestions

ceherzog 8 years ago
Eastern Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Papilio polyxenes
ceherzog 8 years ago
Common Yellow Swalowtail
Papilio machaon Papilio machaon

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ceherzog 8 years ago

Sorry, I jumped the gun on the first ID...locale was wrong.

alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Nice setting of the red against the caterpillar!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

Nice colored catepillar!

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Kyrenia, Cyprus

Spotted on Aug 20, 2011
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011

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