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Giant Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes: Papilionidae) Wingspan 10.2-15.2 cm (4.0-6.0) in. Nectaring Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica: Asclepiadaceae). My front flower bed at home, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA. Ca. 91 m (300 ft) elevation.
Cultivated flower bed
My front flower bed at home, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2017
Scientific name
Papilio cresphontes
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Absolutely stunning capture of this beautiful Swallowtail Stanley, the setting is just gorgeous mate! Tfs.
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Oh so pretty!!! You've certainly shown us some lovely butterflies over the years my friend.

Sadly I've never managed to see any swallowtail over here.

Thanks Stanley.
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A breathtaking image of this beautiful Swallowtail Stanley! Such wonderful detail in a great setting.
Stunning! An image that just makes your jaw drop and wish you had taken it!
Stanley, I salute you!

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