Anise Swallowtail Butterfly

By: Rokhaya Diawara

Basic Information about Anise Swallowtail Butterfly

The scientific name of this butterfly is Papilio Zeliaon.

Live in the west coast and central of the United States.

They feed on various species of parsley.

Its habitats are sometimes in road edges, foothills, hillsides, and Gardens.

Wings are mostly yellow with black bands along the edges of both fore wings.

Its wingspan is 52-80 mm.

California Anise Swallowtail Butterfly Hatching (16Jun2012; #0)


Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthopoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Papilionidae

Genus: Papilio

Species: P. Zelicaon

Scientific Name: Papilio Zelicaon

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