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Papilio palamedes (Woodlands swallowtail)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes), also called the Laurel Swallowtail, is a North American butterfly in the family Papilionidae.
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Adult Weight [1]  .055 grams

Prey / Diet

Cinnamomum camphora (camphor tree)[2]
Lindera benzoin (northern spicebush)[2]
Lindera melissifolia (pondberry)[2]
Lindera triloba (sassafras)[2]
Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)[2]
Magnolia virginiana (sweetbay)[2]
Persea americana (avocado)[2]
Persea borbonia (redbay)[2]
Persea palustris (swamp bay)[2]
Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)[3]



Attributes / relations provided by 1Palamedes Swallowtail, Laurel Swallowtail, Papilio palamedes (Drury) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Papilionidae), Donald W. Hall and Jerry F. Butler, University of Florida 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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