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Papilio andraemon (Swallowtail)

Wikipedia Abstract

Papilio andraemon, the Bahaman swallowtail, is a swallowtail butterfly of the Papilioninae subfamily. It is found on the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. It is a rare stray or temporary colonist of the Florida Keys or the mainland near Miami. The wingspan is 96–102 millimetres (3.8–4.0 in). Adults are on wing from April to October (December in Jamaica) in three generations per year. The larvae feed on various species in the Rutaceae family, including Citrus, Ruta and Zanthoxylum species.
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Prey / Diet

Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[1]
Ruta graveolens (common rue)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Phyllocnistis citrella (Citrus leafminer)3
Toumeyella cubensis3





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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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