Framed Papilio Demodocus Butterfly

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Papilio demodocus, the citrus swallowtail or Christmas butterfly, is a large swallowtail butterfly common to Sub-Saharan Africa. After hatching from their egg, the caterpillar feeds on a few leaves on citrus trees before pupation. It is most abundant during the rains when its larvae (caterpillars) may cause damage to citrus trees.

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