Common Name: Common Mormon
Scientific Name: Papilio polytes
Wingspan: 9-10 cm
Location: Widespread throughout India and Sri Lanka to China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the Moluccas
The very variable female has three different color forms. One form resembles the male the others mimic different species of swallowtail. Males have a swifter flight than females. It is common in areas where citrus is grown.