The Polydamas swallowtail (Battus polydamas) – also known as the gold rim swallowtail, or the tailless swallowtail – is found in the Neotropical realm of South America, the southeastern U.S., and Mexico. The top of the wings are black with a broad submarginal band formed by large yellow spots. The undersides of the forewings have the same pattern, while the hindwings have a submarginal row of red lunules.
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