Mesa Rim Cliff Swallowtail
Papilio indra minori
Adult Male

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Dorsal - July 12, 2006
indra minori

Ventral -  July  12, 2006

Dorsal July 12, 2006
minori - 8

Head, abdomen, antennae


Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
1., 2. Dorsal
3. Ventral
4. Close-up of head and body
5. Dorsal

Size:  Rfw  52-71 mm (2 - 2 3/4  inches); black abdomen,  dorsal back with narrow cream  or yellow submarginal band on both wings. Hindwing has orange eyespot with black center. Host: plants in the umbel family.  Flight March to August  and may have 1 or 2 flights

This specimen  was collected by Todd Stout - 1.8 miles south of San Rafael River Bridge,  San Rafael Swell,  Emery County, Utah.
Emerged 12 April 1992
Reared on Lomatium  junceum
Photo taken January 21, 2006, Salt Lake County, Utah    ©Nicky Davis

Larva collected by Todd Stout on May 20, 2006  - Vicinity of Window Blind Peak San Rafael Swell Emery County, Utah

This butterfly's pupa was not expected to start developing until 2007 but  began developing, showed  the  wing pattern and  then emerged into a butterfly on July 10, 2006 at 12:30 P.M.

Host Plant
Lomatium junceum

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