Graphium leonidas leonidas - Veined swordtail

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Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique (photo left: together with Papilio nireus lyaeus) and Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe (right).

Species details:

Note: Flies from October to March
Distribution: Common in woodland areas in Eswatini, eastern South Africa. Mozambique and Zimbabwe
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Related plant species:
AnnonaceaeFriesodielsia obovata (Food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Graphium leonidas leonidas., retrieved 7 December 2023

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