Saturday, November 21, 2020

Lime Swallowtail

A lime swallowtail butterfly laying eggs on a lemon plant leaf in my balcony.

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. Wikipedia