Common Lime Butterfly

The Common Lime Butterfly or the Lemon Butterfly (Papilio demoleus) is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. It gets its name from its host plants which are usually citrus species such as the lime. It is also sometimes called the Chequered Swallowtail. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies it does not have a prominent tail.

Common Lime Butterfly (Chequered Swallowtail)Common Lime Butterfly-Papilio demoleus
Common Lime Butterfly-Papilio demoleus

2 comments:

joshidaniel said...

nice shots!

birdy said...

Thanks Joshidaniel for liking my pictures.