Identifying yellow swallowtails

Look at these two photos.

Old world swallowtail:
color: yellow.
pattern: around shoulder is blackkish yellow.

Asian swallowtail:
color: faded yellow.
pattern: around shoulder is black stripes.

Posted by harumkoh harumkoh, 31 August, 2015 13:35

Observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Chinese Yellow Swallowtail (Papilio xuthus)

Observer

harumkoh

Date

August 29, 2015 02:45 PM JST

Description

ナミアゲハ.

Photos / Sounds

What

Japanese Common Swallowtail (Papilio machaon ssp. hippocrates)

Observer

harumkoh

Date

August 29, 2015 11:37 AM JST

Place

nagata (Google, OSM)

Description

キアゲハ.

Comments

Both of them are beautiful !!!

Posted by sunnetchan almost 7 years ago (Flag)

Thank you!

Posted by harumkoh almost 7 years ago (Flag)

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