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Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Papilio multicaudatus (Two-tailed swallowtail)

 

 

 Papilio multicaudatus

(Two-tailed swallowtail)
Habitat: Uncommon permanent resident of the Ajo Mtns. Very large
Food Habits: "Patrols canyons, damp spots."

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Papilionidae - Swallowtail
Genus Papilio
species multicaudatus

Giant desert centipede
vs
Western whiptail lizard
centipede battles lizard  centipede battles lizard
centipede battles lizard  centipede battles lizard
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