Common Mormon Papilio polytes javanus

Common Mormon (Papilio polytes javanus) female  (1)
Female

Common Mormon (Papilio polytes javanus) male
Female
Common Mormon (Papilio polytes javanus) female
Female

Location: Bali, Indonesia

See P. p. romulus in Thailand.

See P. p. romulus in China.

See P. p. pasikrates in Taiwan.

4 Comments

  1. Texanita (Texie) Cole Royal

    Obviously a very difficult one to photograph. I know you did the best that you could do. Fast little suckers aren’t they?

    1. Sylvia

      The Swallowtails in Asia are the very hardest! Nothing at all like the ones in your garden! I’ve spent countless, fruitless hours chasing them around without getting a decent shot! Some species, I never even got one single shot at them…

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