Graphium leonidas leonidas - Veined swordtail

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Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas
Graphium leonidas

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique (photo left: together with Papilio nireus lyaeus) and Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe (right).

Species details:

Note: Flies from October to March
Distribution: Common in woodland areas in Swaziland, eastern South Africa. Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
AnnonaceaeFriesodielsia obovata (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Graphium leonidas leonidas.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401160, retrieved 20 March 2019

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