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veined swordtail (Graphium leonidas)
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veined swordtail (Graphium leonidas)

Plate IX
B, C: "(Papilio) Similis" ( = Graphium leonidas, see Funet)

Date 1779
Source "De uitlandsche kapellen: voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America = Papillons exotiques des trois parties du monde, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amérique"
Author Pieter Cramer (1721 - 1776) and Caspar Stoll (between 1725 and 1730 - 1791)

Graphium leonidas, the veined swordtail, veined swallowtail or common graphium, is a species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae, found in Sub-Saharan Africa. The wingspan is 75–80 mm in males and 75–85 mm in females. Has continuous broods, peaking from October to April.

veined swordtail
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