Palamedes Swallowtail, Laurel Swallowtail, Papilio palamedes (Drury) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Papilionidae)
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Hall, Donald W. 2018. “Palamedes Swallowtail, Laurel Swallowtail, Papilio Palamedes (Drury) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Papilionidae): EENY-060/IN217, Rev. 1/2018”. EDIS 2018 (2). Gainesville, FL.


The palamedes swallowtail is a large, dark swallowtail butterfly marked with yellow spots and bands. It is particularly common in and near swampy woods.

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