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Heraclides cresphontes

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Heraclides cresphontes (opened wings)
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (Maxim Larrivée)

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Description

Sub-family

Papilioninae

Geographical distribution

Americas

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

10-16 cm

Host plants

Rutaceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

Citrus sp.

Similar species

Papilio thoas

French name
Grand porte-queue
Scientific name
Heraclides cresphontes
English name
Eastern giant swallowtail
Class
Insecta
Order
Papilionidae
Family
Lepidoptera

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