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King Swallowtail (Papilio thoas) A King Swallowtail butterfly taking nectar from the flowers of the Ixora coccinea plant. Animalia,Animals,Butterflies,Caribbean,Insecta,Insects,King Swallowtail,Papilio thoas,Thoas swallowtail,Trinidad and Tobago Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

King Swallowtail (Papilio thoas)

A King Swallowtail butterfly taking nectar from the flowers of the Ixora coccinea plant.

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  1. Nice one Wesley Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks Ernst! Posted one month ago
  2. Such a striking specimen Wesley Posted one month ago
    1. It sure is Niel! Posted one month ago

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''Papilio thoas'', the king swallowtail or Thoas swallowtail, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in the southernmost United States, Mexico, Central America and South America .

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Wesley Goorachan
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By Wesley Goorachan

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Uploaded May 10, 2021. Captured Dec 7, 2020 15:47.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/790s
  • ISO3200
  • 205mm