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Swallowtail (Papilionidae)Papilio aegeus   

Orchard Swallowtail at Spence, ACT

Papilio aegeus at Spence, ACT - 5 Feb 2019

Identification history

Swallowtail (Papilionidae) Papilio aegeus 15 Apr 2019 SuziBond
Swallowtail (Papilionidae) Papilio aegeus 11 Apr 2019 MatthewFrawley
Unidentified 11 Apr 2019 Watermilli

Author's notes

It was a coolish summer morning when I cut down some Cotoneaster and found this butterfly motionless, even though the branch had been shaken with sawing and then landed on the ground. Gone later in the day, when it warmed up, of course.

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Nearby Sightings

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Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 May 2019 Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Spence, ACT - 7 Apr 2019 Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Spence, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Spence, ACT - 3 Jan 2019 Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2018 Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Spence, ACT - 2 Feb 2018 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Spence, ACT - 5 Oct 2016 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 20 Sep 2016 Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Spence, ACT - 19 Dec 2015 Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Spence, ACT - 21 Aug 2014
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 May 2019
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Spence, ACT - 7 Apr 2019
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Spence, ACT - 2 Mar 2019
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 7 Jan 2019
Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Spence, ACT - 3 Jan 2019
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 1 Jan 2019
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2018
Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Spence, ACT - 2 Feb 2018
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Spence, ACT - 5 Oct 2016
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 20 Sep 2016
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Spence, ACT - 19 Dec 2015
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Spence, ACT - 21 Aug 2014

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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