Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio palamedes)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio palamedes)

Seems to be particularly fond of red flowers for nectar.

Larval host: Red bay (Persea borbonia), swamp bay (Persea palustris), silk bay (Persea humilis)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=2

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

My take: http://web.archive.org/web/20150316163152/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/will-the-palamedes-swallowtail-butterfly-survive.html

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