Graphium leonidas leonidas - Veined swordtail

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Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique (photo left: together with Papilio nireus lyaeus) and Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe (right).

Species details:

Note: Flies from October to March
Distribution: Common in woodland areas in Eswatini, eastern South Africa. Mozambique and Zimbabwe
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Related plant species:
AnnonaceaeFriesodielsia obovata (Food plant)

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Graphium leonidas leonidas., retrieved 28 November 2023

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