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"Papilio clytia, commonly called the Common Mime, is a Papilionid or black-bodied Swallowtail butterfly. An excellent example of a Batesian mimic among Indian butterflies, its name is derived from two words, 'Papilio' meaning butterfly in Latin and 'Clytia', an ocean nymph in Greek mythology who was in love with Apollo."

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