Old World Swallowtail


Papilio machaon - the most common (but rare) swallowtail in Europe, found also in Canada. Called just a Swallowtail in England because of lack of other Papilio species. Other names: European Swallowtail, Queen's Swallowtail. This photo was made by Martina Borchert from Marl, Germany, just after hatching on July 13, 2005.

Photo Technical Data
Size of the original: 3072x2304 pixels
f:4.9, 1/320s, Canon Digital IXUS 700

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