Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily Name
Citrus SwallowtailPapilio demodocus demodocus

Male upperside                                                              Male underside

Resident, common throughout southern Africa. Flies in summer months.
Identification
Wingspan 100-130 mm. Male and female similar.
Behaviour
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, sometimes stops at flowers. Breeds on lemon trees.
Larval foodplants
Calodendrum capense, Vepris lanceolata, Zanthoxyllum capense, Citrus species