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common bluebottle

Graphium sarpedon

Description:

Graphium sarpedon, the common bluebottle or blue triangle (Australia), is a species of swallowtail butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia, as well as parts of Australia. There are approximately 15 subspecies with differing geographical distributions.

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8 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Beautiful butterfly!

JigneshShirke
JigneshShirke 9 years ago

ya they are tough to capture.. but its easy when they are mud puddling
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mud-puddlin...

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

I also love the colors!

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

खूप सुंदर ! पाहून फारच आनंद झाला!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I believe that this also a tough to capture like this as they are very unstable from Swallowtail family of spectacular butterflies "Beautiful and Restless". Nice spotting..!!

Darwin26
Darwin26 9 years ago

great colors!

thank you,

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Super spotting..!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

व्वा किती सुंदर....अवर्णनीय..!!

JigneshShirke
Spotted by
JigneshShirke

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jan 1, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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