Papilio dardanus
Mocker Swallowtail or Flying Handkerchief
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Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Locations: Minziro Forest, Darakuta Ranch, Sandawe, Arusha NP, Matema, Udzungwa NP & Lake Jipe
The upper photo is courtesy of Colin Beale and the 3rd row photo is courtesy of Martin Grimm.
The 10th row photo is a female P. dardanus mimic of H. anthedon; the 9th & 10th row photos are courtesy of John & Jane Woolmer.

The bottom photo is a P. dardanus female mimic of Tirumala formosa (Aursha NP, 11-07).
To read more about female P. dardanus mimicry, click here.

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copyright © 2013-21 Trude Peterson
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Colin Beale, Martin Grimm

Last Update this page: 2-03-21