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Emerald Swallowtail (Papilio palinurus)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Papilionidae (pap-ill-lee-ON-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Papilio (pap-ILL-ee-oh) (Info)
Species: palinurus

Profile:

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By artcons
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Member Notes:

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Positive artcons On Aug 3, 2006, artcons from Fort Lauderdale, FL
(Zone 10b) wrote:

One of a very few green butterflies around. It was resting so getting the picture was easy.
Once again the picture was taken at the Key West FL Butterfly Conservatory. One of my favorite places to visit in Key West.

Positive debnes_dfw_tx On Mar 22, 2008, debnes_dfw_tx from Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a) wrote:

Also known as: Emerald Peacock or Green-banded Peacock Swallowtail

Flies in Southeast Asia and the females oviposit upon Euodia spp., their larval host plant.


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