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Common Lime Butterfly

Koh Samui, Thailand

Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: Papilio demoleus
Common names: Common Lime Butterfly, Lemon Butterfly, Lime Swallowtail, Small Citrus Butterfly, Chequered Swallowtail, Dingy Swallowtail, Citrus Swallowtail

Nikon D50 ,Tokina 100mm F2.8D AT-X Pro macrolens
1/160s f/9.0 at 100.0mm iso200 full exif

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Don21-Jan-2013 11:03
Great photo! This species is common in much of my home country of Australia, but I'd have never picked your photo as being the same species, though on closer examination I can see the similarities. The Thai form is much more strikingly marked and colourful.
Ashley Hockenberry04-Oct-2010 14:33