- Schaus swallowtail
The Schaus swallowtail
butterfly(Heraclides Papilio) is a large dark brown and yellow butterfly which historically occurred in hardwood hammocksfrom South MiamitoLower Matecumbe Key, Florida. Originally listed as a threatened because of destruction to the hardwood hammock habitat and mosquito control practices. Now it's endangered because its numbers and range had declined dramatically. The butterflies will only use torchwood and wild lime Zanthoxylum fagarato deposit its eggs.
# [http://www.xerces.org/Pollinator_Red_List/Recovery_Plans/Schaus_Swallowtail_Recovery_Plan_1999_Revised.pdf Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly]
* [http://creatures.ifas.ufl.edu/bfly/schaus_swallowtail.htm Schaus swallowtail] on the
UF/ IFAS Featured Creatures Web site
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