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Common Lime Butterfly

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bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Common Lime Butterfly
Papilio demoleus Papilio demoleus


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Thanks for the info.! Wow!!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Congrats! This is a very interesting spotting, since Papilio demoleus is usually an Asian butterfly and not found in Puerto Rico. It was unfortunately introduced from outside and is accepted as a pest in the Caribbean and Central America. First spotting was 2006:
http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/fe89p485.pdf

Rincon, Puerto Rico, USA

Spotted on Mar 1, 2010
Submitted on Mar 1, 2012

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