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''Papilio demoleus'' is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. The butterfly is also known as the lime butterfly, lemon butterfly, lime swallowtail, and chequered swallowtail. These common names refer to their host plants, which are usually citrus species such as the cultivated lime. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a prominent tail.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Bhadranand Norasih
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By Bhadranand Norasih

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Uploaded Aug 25, 2018. Captured Sep 9, 2017 16:33 in บ้านวังสิงห์คำ ซอย ๑๑ Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand.
  • X-A2
  • f/6.0
  • 1/52s
  • ISO3200
  • 143.9mm