SWALLOWTAIL

Papilio machaon britannicus

 

Mark Coller

 

 

 

c.1819

Swallowtails were believed to have been present in the Bristol area at Aust Marshes, Aust on or around this date. The Entomologists Useful Compendium - Samouelle 1819 p.235 and The Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalists' Society 1877 p.152.