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Papilio machaon - female laying an egg on Foeniculum vulgare, one of its hosts. <br />
<br />
this was the result:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74600/papilio_machaon_an_egg.html" title="Papilio machaon: an egg"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3519/74600_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1609372810&Signature=BHYKODitvq0vmKTLW9qTcOkfd%2Bc%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Papilio machaon: an egg on Foeniculum vulgare, one of its hosts.<br />
here&#039;s the mom: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74602/papilio_machaon_-_female_laying_an_egg.html Geotagged,Israel,Old World swallowtail,Papilio machaon,Spring" /></a></figure> Foeniculum vulgare,Geotagged,Israel,Old World swallowtail,Papilio machaon,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Papilio machaon - female laying an egg

on Foeniculum vulgare, one of its hosts.

this was the result:

Papilio machaon: an egg on Foeniculum vulgare, one of its hosts.<br />
here's the mom: <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/74602/papilio_machaon_-_female_laying_an_egg.html Geotagged,Israel,Old World swallowtail,Papilio machaon,Spring

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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 Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Feb 19, 2019. Captured Apr 17, 2014 10:41 in Gefen St, Karmei Yosef, Israel.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/4.0
  • 1/807s
  • ISO100
  • 4.3mm