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swallowtail butterfly SONY DSC France,Geotagged,Old World swallowtail,Papilio machaon Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Wow Marian, this really is a pro shot, it's simply perfect! Promoted to homepage. Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
  2. thank You Posted 8 years ago
  3. Really stunning! Posted 8 years ago

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''Papilio machaon'', 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''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Nov 11, 2013. Captured May 23, 2011 18:09 in Route du Boréon, Mercantour National Park, 06450 Saint-Martin-Vésubie, France.
  • DSLR-A350
  • f/3.5
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm