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Old World swallowtail Sun Amazingly bright yellow Old World swallowtail butterfly. Alexanor,Butterfly,Insects,MACRO,Old World swallowtail,Papilio alexanor,Papilio machaon,Swallowtails Click/tap to enlarge

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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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By iryna melnyk

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Uploaded Jul 18, 2011. Captured Feb 5, 2011 22:14.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO400
  • 140mm