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Butterflies

Common
Bluebottle

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Common Bluebottle

Graphium sarpedon

Common bluebottle is a species of swallowtail butterfly, that is found in South and Southeast Asia, as well as eastern Australia. There are approximately sixteen subspecies with differing geographical distributions.

Upperside opaque black. Forewings and hindwings crossed from above the tornal area on the hindwing to near the apex of the forewing by a semi-hyaline broad pale blue medial band which is broadest in the middle, more or less greenish and macular anteriorly; the portion of the band that crosses interspaces 6, 7 and 8 on the hindwing white; beyond the band on the hindwing there is a sub-terminal line of blue slender lunules. Underside similar, ground colour dark brown.

Blue triangle

Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    সাধাৰণ ব্লুবটল
  • Bengali:
    তুঁতচিল
  • Malayalam:
    നീലക്കുടുക്ക
  • Marathi:
    शनी पाकोळी
  • Tamil:
    நெட்டிலி அழகி
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
PAPILIONIDAE
Graphium sarpedon

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