Papilio xuthus — Overview

Asian Swallowtail Or Chinese Yellow Swallowtail learn more about names for this taxon

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North American Ecology (US and Canada)

Found only in Hawaii, where it was introduced in 1971 (Scott 1986). Habitats are WOODLANDS AND CITIES. Host plants are largely restricted to one genus, Citrus, in family Rutaceae. Hosts are usually trees. Individuals overwinter as pupae. There are multiple flights throughout each year (Scott 1986).

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