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Thoas Swallowtail

Thoas Swallowtail
Papilio thoas nealces
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Lepidoptera
Family: 
Papilionidae
IUCN Red List status: 
Not Evaluated

Description

Protected by the following WLT projects:

Found in mid-elevation tropical forests and lowland edges from Mexico to Southern Brazil. It is a large butterfly, with a wingspan typically 10.5-12.8cm, and eats flower nectar. It is almost identical to the Giant Swallowtail of the USA.

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