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Common Rose Swallowtail


Family: Papilionidae
Species: Pachliopta aristolochiae
Common Name: Common Rose Swallowtail

3/2/2004

This is a Indo Australian Species.
The wingspan is 3 1/4 to 4 1/2"
The caterpillar feeds on pipevines.
This is where it gets a poison which makes
the butterfly very distasteful.
This butterflies red head give the alert that
it is poisonous.

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