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Common Yellow or Old World Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio machaon

Description:

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


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3 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

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

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Nice setting of the red against the caterpillar!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

Nice colored catepillar!

MarieBrindley
Spotted by
MarieBrindley

Kyrenia, Cyprus

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

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