Species: Papilio polytes
English Name: Common Mormon
Chinese Name: 玉斑鳳蝶
The Common Mormon has 9-10 cm in wingspan. The wings are black with white and red spots. The fore wings have white spots at the margins. The wind wings have ridged margins and tails. Females have a broad white area with black veins. This is one of the most common species of butterfly in Macau.
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– Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.