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Asian Swallowtail

Papilio xuthus

Description:

Copied from wiki: "Papilio xuthus, also known as the Asian Swallowtail, Chinese Yellow Swallowtail, or as the Xuthus swallowtail, is a middle to large sized swallowtail butterfly found in northeast Asia, Korea, Japan, and Hawaii."

Habitat:

Spotted this butterfly at Halla Arboretum, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Notes:

1 Species ID Suggestions

annorion
annorion 9 years ago
Asian Swallowtail
Papilio xuthus Papilio xuthus


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4 Comments

starleaf
starleaf 9 years ago

Thank you.

pamsai
pamsai 9 years ago

Nice...

starleaf
starleaf 9 years ago

Thanks, annorion, for the ID.

Now looking at the wiki page you've provided, it makes sense in that I have spotted this butterfly in Korea, and have never seen such in my homeland at Borneo.

annorion
annorion 9 years ago

Very pretty!

starleaf
Spotted by
starleaf

제주 (Jeju), Republic of Korea

Spotted on Sep 20, 2011
Submitted on Feb 22, 2012

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