• Species : Papilio machaon
  • English Name : European Swallowtail
  • Stage : Larvae x 10
  • Price : £ 10.95
  • Availability : Summer 2019

This is not a UK species.

P.machaon, ssp Gorganus  is only protected in Germany.

Larvae of Gorganus are a dull green compaired with Britannicus larvae which are a bright lime green in the final instar. The pupae are also a different colour and shape when compaired to Britannicus  pupae.

Larvae feed on Fennel, Dill, Parsnip, Carrot and other Umbellifers.

Double or triple brooded. These larvae are from wild pupae.