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Common Mormon Butterfly, Papilio polytes javanus - male "sucking nectar on the Zinnia flower"  Common Mormon,Geotagged,Indonesia,Papilio polytes,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Common Mormon Butterfly, Papilio polytes javanus - male "sucking nectar on the Zinnia flower"

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The Common Mormon is a common species of swallowtail butterfly widely distributed across Asia. This butterfly is known for the mimicry displayed by the numerous forms of its females which mimic inedible Red-bodied Swallowtails, such as the Common Rose and the Crimson Rose.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Feb 20, 2021. Captured Jan 29, 2021 11:03 in Jl. Palasari, Sundawenang, Kec. Parung Kuda, Sukabumi Regency, Jawa Barat 43357, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • f/6.3
  • 1/664s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm