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Common Name : Lime
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus)
Family : PAPILIONIDAE
Wingspan : 80 - 100 mm
Colour : Black and yellow butterfly with a slight tooth on hind wings.
Habit : One of the most widely distributed butterflies; fast-flier; hovers briefly to feed on flowers. Visits flowers as well as damp patches.
Larval Host Plants : Citrus sp., Aegle marmelos, Zizyphus jujube
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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