Papilio alexanor
         
Southern Swallowtail  
L'Alexanor  
           
 
 
 
 
 
 
1] male of Papilio alexanor - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 16/06/2011  
       
       
   
2] same specimen as 1]   3] same specimen as 1]  
       
       
   
4] female of Papilio alexanor - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 16/06/2011   5] same specimen as 4]
 
 
       
       
   
6] same specimen as 1], laying an egg on Ptychotis saxifraga   7] close-up of an egg laid by the female from picture 6]  
       
       
   
8] close-up of an egg laid by the female from picture 6]
 
  9] a female (above) and a male - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 16/06/2011  
       
       
   
10] young caterpillar - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 08/07/2011   11] other caterpillar - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 08/07/2011  
       
       
   
12] same specimen as 11]
 
  13] other caterpillar eating a flower bud of Ptychotis saxifraga - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 08/07/2011  
       
       
   
14] same specimen as 11]   15] older caterpillar - Vaucluse (France) - 07/07/2012  
       
       
   
16] same specimen as 15]   17] same specimen as 15]  
       
       
   
18] young caterpillar on Ptychotis saxifraga alt.1320m - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 17/08/2014    19] other caterpillar on Ptychotis saxifraga alt.1320m - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 17/08/2014  
       
       
 
20] mature caterpillar on Ptychotis saxifraga alt.1130m - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 17/08/2014  
       
       
   
21] same larva as 20], showing its osmeterium   22] same larva as 20]  
       
       
   
23] same larva as 20]   24] same larva as 23], close-up of the head  
       
       
   
25] chrysalis - Var (France) - 12/09/2014   26] same chrysalis as 25]  
       
       
 
27] habitat in the Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 16/06/2011  
       
       
     
28] the hostplant, Ptychotis saxifraga - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 17/08/2014      
       
       
       
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