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The Old World Swallowtail is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. The butterfly is also known as the common yellow swallowtail or simply the swallowtail . It is the type species of the genus ''Papilio'' and occurs throughout the Palearctic region in Europe and Asia; it also occurs across North America, and thus, is not restricted to the Old World, despite the common name.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by DragonC
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By Joost Thissen

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Uploaded Dec 30, 2011. Captured May 29, 2011 11:31 in Eskiçeşme Mh., Haremtan Sk, 48400 Bodrum/Muğla Province, Turkey.
  • SLT-A55V
  • f/8.0
  • ISO100
  • 210mm