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This butterfly is less common than the Swallowtail. He lives mainly in the more southern parts of Europe. Compared with the Swallowtail, his tails are longer and the transverse lines on the upperwings are less conspicuous. Both sides of his wings are marked with large black bands.
One or two broods from April to August.
Larval host plants:
Mainly Prunus species.
Red List Germany: 2
1998 - 2005 by Mario Maier
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