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Old World Swallowtail

Papilio machaon

Description:

The imago typically has yellow wings with black vein markings, and a wingspan of 65–86 millimetres (2.6–3.4 in). The hind wings of both sexes have a pair of protruding tails which give the butterfly its common name from the resemblance to the birds of the same name. Just below each tail is a red eye spot. (Wikipedia)

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Δήμος Πυλαίας - Χορτιάτη, Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Sep 28, 2014
Submitted on Sep 28, 2014

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