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Scarce Swallowtail

Iphiclides podalirius


Wingspan 6,5 - 7,5cm. It has an extension like a tail on the hind wings. You can't see it in this picture, because this guy is quite damaged...


This one is on a meadow around 600m altitude. Can be found in gardens, pastures, even forest areas, up to 2000m altitude. Common in Europe except the northern parts where is protected in some countries. You can find it usually from April to August

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 9 years ago
Scarce Swallowtail
Iphiclides podalirius Scarce Swallowtail

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1 Comment

MihaiER 9 years ago

Thanks bayucca!
After I followed your suggestion I found it in book...
I will update it a bit later...

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Brașov, Romania

Spotted on Sep 26, 2011
Submitted on Feb 9, 2012

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