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Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly - Papilio palamedes

Image of Palamedes or Laurel Swallowtail

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR, Boyton Beach FlThis stood out like a beacon. According to the one I found on BugGuide, its color changes from a lime green to this brilliant color when starting to morph into the chrysalis life stage.Its host is the red bay tree.

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