Scientific note: Papilio demoleus (The Lime Swallowtail) (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae), a potential pest of citrus, expanding its range in the Caribbean.

E. Garraway, C. P. Murphy, G. A. Allen


This is the third (see Homziak & Homziak 2006) record of Papilio demoleus L. from Americas. The species is a well known pest of citrus from the Far East and was first recorded from the Dominican Republic in 2004. P. demoleus is now well established in most Jamaican parishes and is a minor pest in citrus nurseries.


Heraclides andraemon; introduced species; Jamaica

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