Translation of swallowtail in Spanish:

swallowtail

macaón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈswɒləʊteɪl//ˈswɑloʊˌteɪl/

noun

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    macaón feminine
    mariposa macaón feminine
    • In summer, swallowtail butterflies drift through the garden, riding the breeze on black or yellow wings.
    • Dill and fennel are good plants for the caterpillars of the black swallowtail butterfly.
    • Furnish your garden with nectar-rich flowering plants, and monarchs, swallowtails, and other winged visitors will drop by regularly, bringing beauty and motion with them.
    • If you want tiger swallowtail butterflies, plant a willow tree.
    • Create a shallow puddle to attract swallowtails, blues, sulfurs and other butterflies that enjoy drinking at mud puddles.
    • Australian butterflies are from the families of whites, browns, blues and swallowtails, unbelievably sensible names.
    • They can be as graceful as the swallowtail butterflies drifting by on a summer day.
    • Citrus attracts the swallowtail butterfly, and the larvae resemble bird droppings, but you will want to leave the young alone for the sake of future butterflies.
    • Meanwhile, most fish, birds, and reptiles still have four kinds of cones, and some butterflies, like the Japanese yellow swallowtail, have five.
    • This species is endemic to the Western Ghats and is considered the rarest and endangered swallowtail.
    • Some studies have shown that monarch larva die when fed Bt pollen, although other studies of swallowtail butterflies show little effect.
    • Well, it turned out to be a common tiger swallowtail, but I decided that I wanted to get into collecting, too.
    • We photograph a big school of red swallowtails and red snappers that live next to a rocky wall covered with yellow zoanthids.
    • An acute awareness of butterflies, which she developed after a brief encounter with a swallowtail in New Mexico, has convinced her that butterflies add a luminous dimension to one's life.
    • Eyeing a green-banded swallowtail fluttering above him, Samson takes a running leap and with a deft swoop of his net catches the iridescent butterfly.
    • The students also sighted the endangered species of butterflies such as the Southern Birdwing, Malabar branded swallowtail and the Malabar Rose during the camp.
    • After mating, the male tiger swallowtail butterfly deposits a small ‘mating plug’ inside the female to try to prevent her from mating again.
    • The refuge provides shelter and habitat for more than 300 butterfly species, including the zebra longwing, pipevine swallowtail, julia, and Mexican blue wing.
    • Today I have a single glossy abelia (Abelia x grandiflora) in my own garden, and it is visited all summer and even throughout early fall by groups of butterflies, particularly the various swallowtails.
    • Examples where intraspecific variation is apparently restricted to degree rather than direction include fruit flies and swallowtail butterflies.