Saturday, January 14, 2012

Lime Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demoleus)

Those photos above were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. The Lime Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demoleus) is from the family of Papilionidae of genus Papilio. The upper side of wing is dominated with dark brown color or almost black with white patterns and spots over it, which contrarily to the under side. The thing that makes this butterfly looks beauty is the existence of orange tornal spot with blue edging at its hind wing.  

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: P. demoleus
Binomial name
Papilio demoleus

Pic1. : Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, Focal length: 300mm, F-stop:f/5.6, Exposure time:1/1600 sec, ISO 1250
Pic2. : Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, Focal length: 259mm, F-stop:f/8, Exposure time:1/500 sec, ISO 800


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