Common Name: __.
Scientific Name: Papilio polyxenes stabilis.
Genus: Papilio, Linnaeus, 1757.
FW Length: 35-40 mm.
Geographic Range: Occurs from 500 to 1800 m, on both slopes, in association with cut-over areas that experience heavy rainfall.
Host Plant (s): Asclepia curassavica, other Asclepias spp.
Unique Characteristics: Populations of this species undergo rapid
local extintions if pastures are not maintained, and this is clearly observable
in San José, where there are local year fluctuations in the numbers
of this species.
|Metamorphosis Time Life (days)|
|Total Proccess: 119|