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Papilio polytes (Common mormon swallowtail)

Synonyms: Menelaides polytes rubeus; Menelaides polytes steffi; Papilio alphenor var. thesalphenor; Papilio nicanor subtaxon caninor; Papilio obscurus; Papilio pammon; Papilio pammon var. borealis; Papilio polytes f. cyroides; Papilio polytes f. rubida; Papilio polytes falcidius; Papilio polytes flavolineatus; Papilio polytes messius; Papilio polytes neomelanides; Papilio polytes nicomachus; Papilio polytes pasikrates; Papilio polytes passienus; Papilio polytes polycles; Papilio polytes vigellius; Papilio romulus; Papilio sakontala

Wikipedia Abstract

Papilio sakontala is a species of swallowtail butterfly from the genus Papilio that is found in India.
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Attributes

Wing Span [1]  3.7 inches (.095 m)

Prey / Diet

Aegle marmelos (Indian bael)[2]
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[2]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[2]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[2]
Citrus limon (lemon)[2]
Citrus maxima (shaddock)[2]
Citrus medica (citron)[2]
Citrus microcarpa (round kumquat)[2]
Clausena lansium (wampi)[2]
Glycosmis pentaphylla[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dierenpark Emmen
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoological Society of London

Distribution

Brunei; Laos; Pakistan; Singapore; Thailand; Vietnam;

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Citations

Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2011-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1PRESENT STATUS OF SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLIES IN GARBHANGA RESERVE FOREST, ASSAM, INDIA, K.K. Barua, D. Kakati and J. Kalita, ZOOS' PRINT JOURNAL 19(4): 1439-1441 (2004) 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011