All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Giant Swallowtail</strong><br><em>Papilio cresphontes</em><br> Milton, FL<br> August 6, 2008
Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes
Milton, FL
August 6, 2008
I spotted this Swallowtail butterfly laying her eggs on a lemon tree in my parents' neighborhood in Florida. I was surprised she deposited them on top of the leaf instead of underneath where they are better protected. See egg in next photo.