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Lime swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demoleus)
Subject: Lime swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demoleus)
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Lime swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demoleus)

Papilio demoleus
Date between 1901 and 1903
Source Lepidoptera Indica volume 5
Author J N Fitch / John Nugent Fitch (art); Frederic C. Moore (text)

Papilio demoleus is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. The butterfly is also known as the lime butterfly, lemon butterfly, lime swallowtail, and chequered swallowtail. These common names refer to their host plants, which are usually citrus species such as the cultivated lime. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a prominent tail.

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: Papilio demoleus Linnaeus, 1758

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