Orchard Swallowtail

Identification: Wingspan 110mm. Black with white band across forewing. Large central pale patch on hindwing. Female larger than male.

This striking butterfly is a regular visitor to our garden, and has made many fleeting visits. These butterflies tend to be found where citrus plants occur as their larva feed on citrus.

See an updated post here: Orchard Swallowtail Life Cycle