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Papilio machaon (Old World Swallowtail) is a species of swallowtail butterflies in the family swallowtail butterflies. They are native to the Palearctic and The Nearctic. They visit flowers of St John's-wort, European searocket, cream pincushions, and Purple Loosestrife. They are diurnal herbivores. They rely on flight to move around.

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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Old World Swallowtail. View this species on GBIF