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Old World swallowtail at the Danube  Bulgaria,Geotagged,Old World swallowtail,Papilio machaon,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

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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'' and occurs throughout the Palearctic region in Europe and Asia; it also occurs across North America, and thus, is not restricted to the Old World, despite the common name.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jul 30, 2017. Captured Jul 29, 2017 16:07 in Unnamed Road, 7588 Vetren, Bulgaria.
  • SZ-14
  • f/6.9
  • 10/4000s
  • ISO80
  • 108mm