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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''. This widespread species is found in much of the Palearctic and in North America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2017. Captured Apr 23, 2017 11:38 in Epar.Od. Chrisoupolis-Keramotis, Keramoti 640 11, Greece.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm