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Family Papilionidae

 

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Cressida cressida

Cressida cressida is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 8 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The male is black and white with red spots on hind wings.
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Graphium stratocles

Graphium stratocles is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1861 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium stratocles is dark-brown. Many white spots and stripes dominate the wings.
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Graphium xenocles (Great Zebra)

Graphium xenocles, also called Great Zebra is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 8 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium xenocles isblack. Many white spots and stripes dominate the wings.
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The following genera are members of the family Papilionidae and they are represented in this ecozone.

 

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2008-12-06
Atrophaneura aidoneus (Lesser Batwing)

Atrophaneura aidoneus, also called Lesser Batwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1845 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 9 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura aidoneus is black. The body has a red haircoat. The females are dark-brown or black. The veins are bordered by white or yellow colour.

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2009-07-25
Atrophaneura alcinous (Chinese Windmill)

Atrophaneura alcinous auch als Chinese Windmill bezeichnet ist ein Schmetterling der Paläarktisis (Schwerpunkt Asien). Die Erstbeschreibung erfolgte 1836 durch Klug. Die Flügelspannweite beträgt 9 – 10 cm. Atrophaneura alcinous gehört zur Familie der Papilionidae (Ritterfalter). Der Schmetterling hat eine schwarze Grundfärbung mit gelben oder roten Flecken. Der Körper besitzt auf der Unterseite eine gelbe oder rote Behaarung. Das Weibchen ist dunkelbraun bis schwarz.

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2009-07-27
Atrophaneura coon (Common Clubtail)

Atrophaneura coon, also called Common Clubtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1793 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura coon is dark-brown or black. It has yellow and white spots. The underside of the body has yellow hairs.

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2008-12-06
Atrophaneura dasarada (Great Windmill)

Atrophaneura dasarada, also called Great Windmill is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1858 by Moore. The wingspan is about 12 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura dasarada is black. It has white and red spots. The underside of the body has a red hair-coat. The females are dark-brown or black.

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2008-12-06
Atrophaneura dixoni

Atrophaneura dixoni is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1900 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 13 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura dixoni is black. The underside of the hind wings has red spots. The females are dark-brown. The veins are bordered by white colour. The female has more red spots than the male.

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2008-12-14
Atrophaneura horishana

Atrophaneura horishana is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1910 by Matsumura. The wingspan is about 11 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura horishana is black. The body has red hairs. On the underside of the hind wings there is large red area. The females are dark-brown or black. The veins are bordered by white colour.

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2009-08-04
Atrophaneura impediens

Atrophaneura impediens is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1895 by Rotschild. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura impediens is black. It has big salmon spots. The underside of the body has red hairs.

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2009-01-14
Atrophaneura latreillei (Rose Windmill)

Atrophaneura latreillei, also called Rose Windmill is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1826 by Donovan. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura latreillei is dark-brown black. It has white and red spots. The underside of the body has red hairs. The females are dark-brown or black.

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2009-08-13
Atrophaneura mencius

Atrophaneura mencius ein Schmetterling der Paläarktis (Schwerpunkt Asien). Die Erstbeschreibung erfolgte 1862 durch C. & R. Felder. Die Flügelspannweite beträgt 10 – 11 cm. Atrophaneura mencius gehört zur Familie der Papilionidae (Ritterfalter). Der Schmetterling hat eine dunkelbraune Grundfärbung mit großen, roten Flecken. Der Körper besitzt auf der Unterseite eine rote Behaarung.

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2009-08-13
Atrophaneura neptunus (Yellow Clubtail)

Atrophaneura neptunus, also called Yellow Clubtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1840 by Guérin-Méneville. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura neptunus is dark-brown or black. It has white areas and red spots. The half of the abdomen is yellow.

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2009-02-18
Atrophaneura nevilli (Nevill´s Windmill)

Atrophaneura nevilli, also called Nevill´s Windmill is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1882 by Wood-Mason. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura nevilli is black. It has white and red spots. The underside of the body has red hairs. The females are dark-brown or black.

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2009-05-25
Atrophaneura nox

Atrophaneura nox is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1822 by Swainson. The wingspan is about 9 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura nox is black. The body has a red hairs. The females are dark-brown.

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2010-08-28
Atrophaneura plutonius

Atrophaneura plutonius is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1876 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Atrophaneura plutonius is black. It has red spots.

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2009-02-18
Atrophaneura polla (De Niceville's Windmill)

Atrophaneura polla, also called De Niceville's Windmill is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1897 by Nicéville. The wingspan is about 12 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura polla is dark-brown or black. It has red spots and a white area. The underside of the body has red hairs.

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2009-04-22
Atrophaneura polyeuctes (Common Windmill)

Atrophaneura polyeuctes, also called Common Windmill is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura polyeuctes is black. It has white and red spots. The underside of the body has a red hair-coat.

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2009-05-25
Atrophaneura priapus

Atrophaneura priapus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 11 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura priapus is black. It has a broad yellow band on the hind wings. The body has a yellow hair coat. The females are dark-brown. The veins are bordered by white colour.

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2009-06-07
Atrophaneura rhodifer

Atrophaneura rhodifer is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1876 by Butler. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura rhodifer is dark-brown or black. It has red and white spots. The underside of the body has red hairs.

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2009-06-07
Atrophaneura semperi

Atrophaneura semperi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1861 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 12 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura semperi is black. The body has red hairs. On the underside of the hind wings there are some red spots. The females are dark-brown and they have on the upside of hindwings salmon spots.

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2009-01-14
Atrophaneura sycorax

Atrophaneura sycorax is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1885 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 13 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura sycorax is black. It has a broad whitish band on the hind wings. The body has a yellow hair coat. The females are dark-brown or black. The veins are bordered by white colour.

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2009-01-14
Atrophaneura varuna (Common Batwing)

Atrophaneura varuna also called Common Batwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by White. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura varuna is black. The body has a red hair-coat. The females are also black. The veins are bordered by white colour.

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2009-01-14
Atrophaneura zaleucus

Atrophaneura zaleucus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Atrophaneura zaleucus is black. The body has a red hair coat. There are three white spots on the hind wings.

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2010-01-23
Chilasa agestor (Tawny Mime)

Chilasa agestor, also called Tawny Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1831 by Gray. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa agestor is dark-brown or black. It has many white stripes and spots on the wings.

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2010-01-23
Chilasa clytia (Common Mime)

Chilasa clytia, also called Common Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa clytia is dark-brown or black. It has many yellowish stripes and spots on the wings.

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2010-01-23
Chilasa epycides (Lesser Mime)

Chilasa epycides, also called Lesser Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1864 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa epycides is black. It has many yellowish stripes and spots on the wings.

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2010-01-31
Chilasa paradoxa (Great Mime)

Chilasa paradoxa, also called Great Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1831 by Zinker. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa paradoxa is dark-brown. It has white spots and blue areas on the wings.

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2010-01-31
Chilasa slateri (Blue-striped Mime)

Chilasa slateri, also called Blue-striped Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1859 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 8 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa slateri is dark-brown. It has blue stripes on the wings.

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2016-11-01
Cressida cressida

Chilasa agestor, also called Tawny Mime is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1831 by Gray. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Chilasa agestor is dark-brown or black. It has many white stripes and spots on the wings.

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2006-11-19
Graphium agamemnon (Tailed Jay, Green-spotted Triangle Butterfly)

Graphium agamemnon, also called Tailed Jay or Green-spotted Triangle Butterfly is a common butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 8.0 – 10.0 cm the Tailed Jay is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with many green spots.

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2010-10-04
Graphium agetes (Fourbar Swordtail)

Graphium agetes, also called Fourbar Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1843 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium agetes is white or yellowish. Four black bars dominate the fore wing.

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2006-11-19
Graphium androcles

Graphium androcles is a high-contrast butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. With a wingspan of 10.0 – 12.0 cm Graphium androcles is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black and white. This butterfly has the longes tails I have ever seen.

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2006-11-19
Graphium antiphates (Fivebar Swordtail)

Graphium antiphates, also called Fivebar Swordtail is a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 7.0 – 8.0 cm. The Fivebar Swordtail is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is white with some black stripes on the wing. Hind wings have long tails.

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2010-10-04
Graphium aristeus (Chain Swordtail)

Graphium aristeus, also called Chain Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1780 by Stoll. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium aristeus is yellowish. Four broad darkbrown stripes dominate the fore wing. There is a chain of red spots on the underside of the hind wing.

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2011-05-08
Graphium arycles (Spotted Jay)

Graphium arycles, also called Spotted Jay is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium arycles is black. Many green spots dominate the wings.

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2010-10-06
Graphium bathycles (Veined Jay)

Graphium bathycles, also called Veined Jay is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1831 by Zinker. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium bathycles is darkbrown or black. There are many, yellow spots on the wings.

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2010-10-10
Graphium chironides

Graphium chironides is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1884 by Honrath. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium chironides is darkbrown or black. There are many, greenish spots on the wings.

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2006-11-19
Graphium cloanthus (Glassy Bluebottle)

Graphium cloanthus, also called Glassy Bluebottle is a very interesting butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1841 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 8.0 – 9.0 cm. The Glassy Bluebottle is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with broad and transperant areas on the wing. Hind wings have tails.

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2006-11-19
Graphium codrus

Graphium codrus is a simply coloured and common butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium codrus is darkbrown or black. A chain of greenish or yellow spots dominates the fore wing.

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2010-10-29
Graphium decolor

Graphium decolor is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium decolor is white or yellowish. Some black bars dominate the fore wing.

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2011-05-08
Graphium delessertii (Malayan Zebra)

Graphium delessertii, also called Malayan Zebra is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1839 by Guérin-Méneville. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium delessertii is black. Many white stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-05-19
Graphium deucalion

Graphium deucalion is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium deucalion is dark-brown. Many yellow spots and stripes dominate the wings.

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2010-10-29
Graphium dorcus

Graphium dorcus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1840 by de Haan. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium dorcus is dark-brown. White bars dominate the fore wing.

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2010-10-29
Graphium doson (Common Jay)

Graphium doson, also called Common Jay is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1864 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium doson is black. Greenish spots dominate the wings.

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2010-10-29
Graphium empedovana

Graphium empedovana is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1941 by Corbet. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium empedovana is brown. Some yellow spots dominate the fore wings.

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2011-05-08
Graphium encelades

Graphium encelades is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium encelades is brown and white.

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2010-11-15
Graphium epaminondas

Graphium epaminondas is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1879 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium epaminondas is white or yellowish. Some black bars dominate the fore wing.

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2010-12-08
Graphium eurous (Sixbar Swordtail)

Graphium eurous, also called Sixbar Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1893 by Leech. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium eurous is white or yellowish. Some black bars dominate the wings.

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2010-12-08
Graphium eurypylus (Great Jay)

Graphium eurypylus, also called Great Jay is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium eurypylus is black. A large number of yellow or greenish spots dominate the wings.

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2011-01-06
Graphium evemon (Lesser Jay)

Graphium evemon, also called Lesser Jay is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium evemon is black. There are many, yellow or greenish spots on the wings.

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2011-01-06
Graphium gelon

Graphium gelon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1859 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 5 – 6 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium gelon is black. Green spots and stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-01-06
Graphium glycerion (Spectacle Swordtail)

Graphium glycerion, also called Sixbar Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1831 by Gray. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium glycerion is white. Some black bars dominate the wings.

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2011-05-19
Graphium idaeoides

Graphium idaeoides is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1853 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 13 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colours of Graphium idaeoides are black and white. It mimics a toxic butterfly (Idea leuconoe).

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2011-01-15
Graphium incerta

Graphium incerta is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1927 by Bang-Haas. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium incerta is white. Black bars dominate the wings.

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2011-01-15
Graphium leechi

Graphium leechi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1895 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium leechi is dark-brown or black. The wings are laced with white spots.

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2011-05-19
Graphium macareus (Lesser Zebra)

Graphium macareus, also called Lesser Zebra is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1819 by Godart. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium macareus is dark-brown. Many white stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-01-17
Graphium macfarlanei

Graphium macfarlanei is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1877 by Butler. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium macfarlanei is black. Light-green spots dominate the wings.

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2011-01-17
Graphium macleayanus (Macleay´s Swallowtail)

Graphium macleayanus, also called Macleay´s Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1814 by Leach. The wingspan is about 6 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium macleayanusvis black. Large green spots and areas dominate the wings.

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2011-01-19
Graphium mandarinus

Graphium mandarinus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1879 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium mandarinus is white. Black stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-06-01
Graphium megaera

Graphium megaera is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium megaera is brown. Many white spots dominate the wings.

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2011-06-01
Graphium megarus (Spotted Zebra)

Graphium megarus, also called Spotted Zebra is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1844 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium megarus is dark-brown. Many white spots and stripes dominate the fore wings.

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2006-11-19
Graphium meyeri

Graphium meyeri is a simply coloured butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1874 by Hopffer. With a wingspan of 8.0 – 10.0 cm Graphium meyeri is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with greenish spots. Hind wings have no tails.

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2006-11-19
Graphium milon (Milon´s Swallowtail)

Graphium milon, also called Milon´s Swallowtail is a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was by Felder. With a wingspan of 9.0 – 10.0 cm the Milon´s Swallowtail is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with big green and turquoise spots. Hind wings have no tails.

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2011-01-22
Graphium nomius (Spot Swordtail)

Graphium nomius, also called Spot Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1799 by Esper. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium nomius is white. Black stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-01-22
Graphium procles

Graphium procles is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1887 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 5 – 6 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium procles is black. White spots dominate the wings.

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2011-06-24
Graphium ramaceus

Graphium ramaceus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1872 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium ramaceus is dark-brown. Many white spots and stripes dominate the fore wings.

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2006-11-19
Graphium rhesus (Rhesus Swallowtail)

Graphium rhesus, also called Rhesus Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 7.0 – 8.0 cm. The Rhesus Swallowtail is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with many white stripes. Hind wings have very long tails.

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2011-01-29
Graphium sandawanum (Apo Swallowtail)

Graphium sandawanum, also called Apo Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1977 by Yamamoto. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium sandawanum is black. Lightgreen areas and spots dominate the wings.

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2011-02-27
Graphium stratiotes

Graphium stratiotes is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1887 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium stratiotes is white.Black stripes and one red spot dominate the wings.

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2011-06-24
Graphium stratocles

Graphium stratocles is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1861 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium stratocles is dark-brown. Many white spots and stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-02-27
Graphium stresemanni

Graphium stresemanni is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1915 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium stresemanni is black. Large blue spots and green areas dominate the wings.

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2011-04-03
Graphium tamerlana

Graphium tamerlana is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1876 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium tamerlana is white. Black bars dominate the wings.

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2011-06-24
Graphium thule

Graphium thule is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by Wallace. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium thule is dark-brown or black. Many white spots and stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-07-31
Graphium wallacei

Graphium wallacei is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1852 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium wallacei is dark-brown. One chain of big, yellowish or green spots dominates the wings.

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2006-11-19
Graphium weiskei (Purple Spotted Swallowtail)

Graphium weiskei, also called Purple Spotted Swallowtail is a great coloured butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1900 by Ribbe. With a wingspan of 7.0 – 8.0 cm the Purple Spotted Swallowtail is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with green and purple spots. Hind wings have tails.

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2011-07-31
Graphium xenocles (Great Zebra)

Graphium xenocles, also called Great Zebra is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 8 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Graphium xenocles isblack. Many white spots and stripes dominate the wings.

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2011-03-19
Meandrusa gyas (Brown Gorgon)

Meandrusa gyas, also called Brown Gorgon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1841 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 8 - 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Meandrusa gyas is brown.

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2011-03-19
Meandrusa payeni (Yellow Gorgon)

Meandrusa payeni, also called Yellow Gorgon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 9 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Meandrusa payeni is yellow.

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2011-03-19
Meandrusa sciron

Meandrusa sciron is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1890 by Leech. The wingspan is about 9 - 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Meandrusa sciron is brown.

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2008-04-26
Ornithoptera alexandrae (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing, Alexandra-Vogelschwingenfalter)

Ornithoptera alexandrae, also called Queen Alexandra's Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1907 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 19 – 28 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera alexandrae is black. It has blue and green areas on wings. The females are brown and have white spots. Queen Alexandra's Birdwing is the largest butterfly on earth. It is strictly protected!

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2009-01-27
Ornithoptera chimaera

Ornithoptera chimaera is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1904 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 13 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera chimaera is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The females are dark-brown and have some white spots.

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2008-05-18
Ornithoptera croesus (Wallace's Golden Birdwing, Goldroter Vogelschwingenfalter)

Ornithoptera croesus, also called Wallace's Golden Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1859 by Wallace. The wingspan is about 17 – 20 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera croesus is black. It has large orange or red areas on the wings. The females are brown and have some white and yellow spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-05-20
Ornithoptera goliath

Ornithoptera goliath is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in ??? by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 18 – 23 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera goliath is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The females are brown and have some white spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-06-01
Ornithoptera meridionalis

Ornithoptera meridionalis is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1897 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 12 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera meridionalis is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The hind wings have thin tails. The females are dark-brown and have some white and yellow spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-07-20
Ornithoptera paradisea (Paradies Vogelschwingenfalter, Paradise Birdwing)

Ornithoptera paradisea, also called Paradise Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1893 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 14 – 19 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera paradisea is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The hind wings have thin tails. The females are dark-brown and have some white and yellow spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-06-01
Ornithoptera priamus

Ornithoptera priamus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 18 – 22 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera priamus is black. It has large green areas on the wings. The females are brown and have some white spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-05-20
Ornithoptera rothschildi (Rothschild´s Birdwing)

Ornithoptera rothschildi, also called Rothschild´s Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1911 by Kenrick. The wingspan is about 14 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera rothschildi is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The females are brown and have some white and yellow spots.

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2008-05-22
Ornithoptera tithonus

Ornithoptera tithonus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1841 by de Haan. The wingspan is about 14 – 20 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera tithonus is black. It has green and golden areas on the wings. The females are dark-brown and have some white spots. They are significant-larger than the males.

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2008-05-07
Ornithoptera victoriae (Queen Victoria's Birdwing, Viktoria Vogelschwingenfalter)

Ornithoptera victoriae, also called Queen Victoria's Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1856 by Gray. The wingspan is about 15 – 18 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Ornithoptera victoriae is black. It has large green areas and some golden spots on the wings. The females are brown and have some white and yellow spots.

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2006-11-19
Pachliopta aristolochiae (Common Rose)

Pachliopta aristolochiae, also called Common Rose or Gewöhnliche Rose is a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Fabricius. With a wingspan of 9.0 – 10.0 cm the Common Rose is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with white and red spots. Hind wings have tails. Common Rose is a good exemplar for sexual dimorphism.

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2010-03-11
Pachliopta atropos

Pachliopta atropos is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Pachliopta atropos is dark-brown or black. It has darkred spots.

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2009-05-05
Pachliopta hector (Crimson Rose)

Pachliopta hector, also called Crimson Rose is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Pachliopta hector is black. It has white and red spots on the wings.

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2009-04-22
Pachliopta jophon (Sri Lankan Rose)

Pachliopta jophon, also called Sri Lankan Rose is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1852 by Gray. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Pachliopta jophon is black. It has red spots and white areas on the wings. The females have bigger white areas than the males.

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2009-05-05
Pachliopta liris

Pachliopta liris is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1819 by Godart. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Pachliopta liris is dark-brown. It has red spots and white bands on the wings. The females are darker and have no red spots.

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2010-03-11
Pachliopta mariae

Pachliopta mariae is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1878 by Semper. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Pachliopta mariae is black. It has red spots and white areas on the wings.

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2009-06-07
Pachliopta oreon

Pachliopta oreon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was by Doherty. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Pachliopta oreon is dark-brown. It has red spots and a white areaon the wings.

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2009-04-22
Pachliopta pandiyana

Pachliopta pandiyana is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1881 by Moore. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Pachliopta pandiyana is black. It has red and white spots on the wings.

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2006-11-19
Pachliopta polydorus

Pachliopta polydorus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1763 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8.0 – 10.0 cm. Pachliopta polydorus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with white and red spots. Hind wings have tails.

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2009-09-26
Papilio acheron

Papilio acheron is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1887 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio acheron is black.

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2006-11-19
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Garten Schwalbenschwanz)

Papilio aegeus, also called Orchard Swallowtail is a simple coloured butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1805 by Donovan. With a wingspan of 10.0 – 12.0 cm the Orchard Swallowtail is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with areas on wing. Hind wings have no tails.

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2010-04-25
Papilio alcmenor (Redbreast)

Papilio alcmenor, also called Redbreast is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1864 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 12 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio alcmenor is black. The female mimics Atrophaneura dasarada.

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2009-09-15
Papilio ambrax (Ambrax Butterfly)

Papilio ambrax, also called Ambrax butterfly is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1832 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio ambrax is black. A big, yellow area dominates the hind wing.

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2010-04-25
Papilio amynthor

Papilio amynthor ist ein Schmetterling der Indo-Australis (Australien). Die Erstbeschreibung erfolgte 1859 durch Boisduval. Die Flügelspannweite beträgt 8 – 10 cm. Papilio amynthor gehört zur Familie der Papilionidae (Ritterfalter). Der Schmetterling hat eine braune Grundfärbung. Ein gelbere Bereich dominiert die Hinterflügel.

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2008-09-05
Papilio antonio

Papilio antonio is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1875 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 9 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio antonio is dark-brown or black. A broad, yellow area dominates the wings.

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2006-11-19
Papilio arcturus (Blue Peacock, Blauer Pfau)

Papilio arcturus, also called Blue Peacock or Blauer Pfau is a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 10.0 – 12.0 cm. The Blue Peacock is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with green, blue and purple areas and spots on the wing. Hind wings have tails. This butterfly very similar to Papilio krishna.

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2006-11-19
Papilio ascalaphus (Sulawesi Blue Mormon)

Papilio ascalaphus, also called Sulawesi Blue Mormon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 14 – 16 cm. Papilio ascalaphus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black with blue areas. The hind wings have tails.

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2007-07-29
Papilio bianor

Papilio bianor is a wonderful butterfly from the Palaearctic ecozone (Asia). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10.0 – 12.0 cm. Papilio bianor is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black and it has many luminous scales. Hind wings have tails.

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2006-11-19
Papilio blumei (Peacock, Pfau, Le Paon)

Papilio blumei, also called Peacock is a very great butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. With a wingspan of 12.0 – 14.0 cm the Peacock is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with iridescence green bands and spots. Hind wings have broad tails.

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2010-05-09
Papilio bootes (Tailed Redbreast)

Papilio bootes, also called Tailed Redbreast is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio bootes is dark-brown or black. It has white and red spots.

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2009-09-15
Papilio bridgei

Papilio bridgei is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1886 by Mathew. The wingspan is about 14 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio bridgei is black and it has yellow spots. A big, yellow area dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio buddha (Malabar Banded Peacock)

Papilio buddha, also called Malabar Banded Peacock is also a great butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1872 by Westwood. With a wingspan of 9.0 – 10.0 cm the Malabar Banded Peacock is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with iridescence greenish blue areas. Hind wings have tails.

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2009-09-26
Papilio castor (Common Raven)

Papilio castor, also called Common Raven is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1842 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio castor is black and it has white and yellow spots.

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2010-04-18
Papilio chikae (Luzon Peacock Swallowtail)

Papilio chikae, also called Luzon Peacock Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1965 by Igarashi. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio chikae is black. At the hind wings there is a chain of red spots and a bluish-green area.

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2006-11-19
Papilio crino (Common Banded Peacock)

Papilio crino, also called Common Banded Peacock is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1793 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 7.0 – 9.0 cm. The Common Banded Peacock is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with green bands on the wing. Hind wings have tails.

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2010-08-22
Papilio deiphobus

Papilio deiphobus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 13 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio deiphobus is black. The underside of the hind wings have a chain of red spots.

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2008-11-19
Papilio demoleus (Lime Butterfly, Citrus Schwalbenschwanz)

Papilio demoleus, also called Lime Butterfly is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio demoleus is black. It has a large number of yellow spots.

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2008-09-12
Papilio demolion (Banded Swallowtail)

Papilio demolion, also called Banded Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1776 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio demolion is black. A yellow band dominates the wings.

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2010-07-31
Papilio dialis

Papilio dialis is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1893 by Leech. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio dialis is black. At the hind wings there is a chain of purple spots.

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2008-09-05
Papilio diophantus

Papilio diophantus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1883 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio diophantus is black. A broad, yellow area dominates the wings.

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2009-10-02
Papilio dravidarum (Malabar Raven)

Papilio dravidarum, also called Malabar Raven is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1880 by Wood-Mason. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio dravidarum is black. It has one chain of yellowish spots on the fore wings and two chains of yellowish spots on the hind wings.

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2010-05-09
Papilio elephenor (Yellow-crested Spangle)

Papilio elephenor, also called Yellow-crested Spangleis a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1845 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio elephenor is dark-brown or black. It has blue-green scales and red spots on the hind wings..

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2010-06-14
Papilio elwesi

Papilio elwesi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1889 by Leech. The wingspan is about 13 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio elwesi is gray or black. There are red spots on the hind wings.

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2009-10-02
Papilio erskinei

Papilio erskinei is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1886 by Mathew. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio erskinei is black and it has yellow spots. A broad, yellow band dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio euchenor

Papilio euchenor is a nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1829 by Guérin Ménéville. With a wingspan of 10.0 – 13.0 cm Papilio euchenor is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black mellow yellow areas on wing. Hind wings have no tails.

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2009-10-02
Papilio forbesi

Papilio forbesi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1883 by Grose-Smith. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio forbesi is black. It has white spots and yellow orange areas.

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2009-11-29
Papilio fuscus

Papilio fuscus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1779 by Goeze. The wingspan is about 9 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio fuscus is black. A big yellow area dominates the hind wing. This species is very variable. There are many subspecies.

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2009-11-29
Papilio gambrisius

Papilio gambrisius is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 13 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio gambrisius is black. A big, yellow area dominates the hind wing.

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2008-09-12
Papilio gigon

Papilio gigon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1864 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 12 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio gigon is black. A chain of yellow spots dominates the wings.

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2008-09-05
Papilio helenus (Red Helen, Rote Helene)

Papilio helenus, also called Red Helen is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio helenus is black. A yellow area dominates the hind wings.

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2008-11-19
Papilio hoppo

Papilio hoppo is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1908 by Matsumura. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio hoppo is black. A blue-green area and some purple spots dominate the hind wings.

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2009-11-08
Papilio inopinatus

Papilio inopinatus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1883 by Butler. The wingspan is about 11 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio inopinatus is black. A big, yellow area dominates the hind wing.

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2008-09-05
Papilio iswaroides

Papilio iswaroides is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1898 by Fruhstorfer. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio iswaroides is black. A yellow area dominates the hind wings.

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2010-04-18
Papilio jordani (Jordan´s Swallowtail)

Papilio jordani, also called Jordan´s Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1906 by Fruhstorfer. The wingspan is about 13 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio jordani is black. A chain of white spots dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio karna (Jungle Jade, Dschungeljade)

Papilio karna, also called Jungle Jade is a fantastic butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 10.0 – 13.0 cm. The Jungle Jade is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with an all-dominat green area on the wing. Hind wings have tails. This butterfly is very similar to Papilio paris.

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2006-11-19
Papilio krishna (Krishna Peacock, Krishna Pfau)

Papilio krishna, also called Krishna Peacock is a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1857 by Moore. The wingspan is about 10.0 – 12.0 cm. The Krishna Peacock is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with green, blue and purple areas and spots on the wing. Hind wings have tails. This butterfly very similar to Papilio arcturus.

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2006-11-19
Papilio laglaizei

Papilio laglaizei is a very exceptional butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1877 by Depuiset. The wingspan is about 9.0 – 10.0 cm. Papilio laglaizei is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is dark brown with blue and grey areas on the wing. Hind wings have tails. This butterfly mimics an uneatable or noxious moth (Alcidis agathyrsus). Papilio laglaizei is a avery good example for Batesian mimicry.

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2006-11-19
Papilio lorquinianus (Sea Green Swallowtail, Meergrüner Schwalbenschwanz, Machaon Vert Marin)

Papilio lorquinianus also called Sea Green Swallowtail is a great butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by C. & R. Felder. With a wingspan of 9.0 – 11.0 cm Papilio pericles is a medium member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with iridescence turquoise and green areas. Hind wings have tails.

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2009-09-26
Papilio mahadeva (Burmese Raven)

Papilio mahadeva, also called Burmese Raven is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1879 by Moore. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio mahadeva is black. At the edge there are two chains of yellowish spots.

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2009-10-18
Papilio mayo (Andaman Mormon)

Papilio mayo, also called Andaman Mormon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1873 by Atkinson. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio mayo is black. A broad cyan band dominates the hind wing.

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2010-08-22
Papilio memnon (Great Mormon)

Papilio memnon, also called Great Memnon is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 13 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio memnon is black. This species has a very strong sexual dimorphism.

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2008-09-05
Papilio nephelus

Papilio nephelus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio nephelus is black. It has a chain of white spots on the fore wing. A yellow area dominates the hind wings.

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2011-04-17
Papilio neumoegeni

Papilio neumoegeni is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1890 by Honrath. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio neumoegeni is black. Large green areas and spots dominate the wings.

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2008-09-05
Papilio noblei

Papilio noblei is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1889 by Nicéville. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio noblei is dark-brown or black. A yellow area dominates the hind wings.

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2009-10-13
Papilio oenomaus

Papilio oenomaus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1819 by Godart. The wingspan is about 12 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio oenomaus is black and it has red spots. A yellow band dominates the fore wing.

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2008-11-19
Papilio paris (Paris Peacock, Voilier lustré)

Papilio paris, also called Paris Peacock is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio paris is black. A metallic-green area dominates the hind wings.

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2006-11-19
Papilio peranthus

Papilio peranthus is also a nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1787 by Fabricius. With a wingspan of 7.0 – 9.0 cm Papilio peranthus is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with iridescence green areas. Hind wings have tails.

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2006-11-19
Papilio pericles

Papilio pericles is also a very nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by Wallace. With a wingspan of 7.0 – 9.0 cm Papilio pericles is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with iridescence blue areas. Hind wings have broad tails.

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2009-11-01
Papilio phestus

Papilio phestus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1830 by Guérin-Méneville. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio phestus is black. A big yellow area dominates the hind wing.

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2010-06-14
Papilio pitmani

Papilio pitmani is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1887 by Elwes & de Nicéville. The first description was in 1887 by Elwes & de Nicéville. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio pitmani is black. A chain of white spots dominates the hind wings.

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2008-08-28
Papilio polyctor (Common Peacock)

Papilio polyctor, also called Common Peacock is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio polyctor is black. A blue area dominates the hind wings.

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2006-11-19
Papilio polymnestor (Blue Mormon, Blauer Pfau)

Papilio polymnestor, also called Blue Mormon is a very impressive butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 12.0 – 14.0 cm. The Blue Mormon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with great blue areas on wing. Hind wings have no tails.

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2006-11-19
Papilio polytes (Common Mormon, Kleiner Mormon, Mormon Commun)

Papilio polytes, also called Common Mormon is a nice butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 9.0 – 10.0 cm. The Common Mormon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with some white and red spots. Hind wings have tails.

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2010-07-31
Papilio protenor (Spangle)

Papilio protenor, also called Spangle is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio protenor is brown or black.

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2009-11-01
Papilio ptolychus

Papilio ptolychus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Godman & Salvin. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio ptolychus is black and it has yellow spots. A yellow band dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio rumanzovia (Scarlet Mormon, Scharlachroter Schwalbenschwanz, Mormon écarlate)

Papilio rumanzovia, also called Scarlet Mormon is a very impressive butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1821 by Eschscholtz. The wingspan is about 12.0 – 14.0 cm. The Scarlet Mormon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with great scarlet cycles. Hind wings have no tails.

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2008-09-05
Papilio sataspes

Papilio sataspes is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 12 – 13 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio iswara is black. A yellow area dominates the hind wings.

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2009-11-01
Papilio schmeltzi

Papilio schmeltzi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1869 by Herrich-Schäffer. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Papilio schmeltzi is black. A yellow area dominates the wings.

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2010-06-14
Papilio thaiwanus

Papilio thaiwanus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1898 by Rothschild. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio thaiwanus is black. Red spots dominate the underside of the hind wings.

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2010-04-05
Papilio toboroi

Papilio toboroi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1907 by Ribbe. The wingspan is about 9 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio toboroi is dark-brown.

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2010-04-05
Papilio tydeus

Papilio tydeus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1860 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 12 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio tydeus is black. It has yellow spots. A broad, yellow band dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio ulysses (Mountain Blue)

Papilio ulysses, also called Blue Mountain Swallowtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 12 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio ulysses is black. A large blue area dominates the wings.

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2010-04-05
Papilio veiovis

Papilio veiovis is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1865 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio tydeus is yellowish. The veins are black.

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2010-04-14
Papilio woodfordi

Papilio woodfordi is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Godman & Salvin. The wingspan is about 14 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio woodfordi is black. It has yellow spots. A broad, yellow band dominates the hind wing.

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2006-11-19
Papilio xuthus ( Asian Swallowtail, Japanischer Schwalbenschwanz, Machaon asiatique)

Papilio xuthus, also called Asian Swallowtail or Japanischer Schwalbenschwanz is a well-known butterfly from the Palaearctic ecozone (Asia). The first description was in 1767 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 8.0 – 10.0 cm the Asian Swallowtail is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is yellow and black. Hind wings have tails.

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2012-03-25
Protographium leosthenes (Four-bar Swordtail)

Protographium leosthenes, also called Four-bar Swordtail is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1846 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 5 – 6 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Protographium leosthenes is white. Black stripes dominate the wings. The hind wings have long tails.

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2008-05-18
Trogonoptera brookiana (Raja Brooke's Birdwing)

Trogonoptera brookiana, also called Raja Brooke's Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1855 by Wallace. The wingspan is about 15 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Trogonoptera brookiana is black. It has a chain of green spots on the fore wings. The females are brown and have some white and green spots.

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2008-05-30
Trogonoptera trojana

Trogonoptera trojana is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1886 by Honrath. The wingspan is about 18 – 19 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Trogonoptera trojana is black. It has a chain of green spots on the fore wings. The females are brown and have some white and green spots.

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2008-10-16
Troides aeacus (Golden Birdwing)

Troides aeacus, also called Golden Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1860 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 15 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides aeacus is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-10-16
Troides amphrysus

Troides amphrysus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1779 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 15 – 18 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides amphrysus is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are brown or dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-11-19
Troides andromache

Troides andromache is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1892 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 15 – 18 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides andromache is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are brown or dark-brown and it has only a small golden area on the hind wings.

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2008-07-26
Troides criton

Troides criton is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1860 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 14 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides criton is black. It has a large golden area on the hind wings. The females are very similar to the males.

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2008-09-28
Troides cuneifera

Troides cuneifera is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1879 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 14 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides cuneifera is black. The hind wings are golden and they have black spots. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-05-08
Troides darsius

Troides darsius is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1852 by Gray. The wingspan is about 15 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides darsius is black. It has a large golden area on the hind wings. The females are brown and have some white and golden spots

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2008-09-28
Troides dohertyi (Talaud Black Birdwing)

Troides dohertyi, also called Talaud Black Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1893 by Rippon. The wingspan is about 14 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides dohertyi is black. It is an unusually member of the genus Troides. Because the male has no golden areas on hind wings. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-07-26
Troides haliphron

Troides haliphron is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 13 – 15 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides haliphron is black. It has a golden band on the hind wings. The females are brown and have some black spots in their golden areas.

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2008-11-19
Troides helena (Common Birdwing)

Troides helena, also called Common Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 13 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides helena is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males. They have black spots on their hind wings.

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2008-07-26
Troides hypolitus

Troides hypolitus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 18 – 20 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides hypolitus is black. It has a chain of golden spots on the hind wings. The females are dark-brown and they are bigger than the males.

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2008-10-16
Troides magellanus (Magellan Birdwing)

Troides magellanus, also called Magellan Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1862 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 16 – 18 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides magellanus is black. The hind wings are golden. It has an optical effect. At a diagonal point of view the golden hind wings will change their colour into blue or green. The females are dark-brown or black and larger than the males.

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2008-09-28
Troides minos (Southern Birdwing)

Troides minos, also called Southern Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1779 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 15 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides minos is black. The hind wings are orange or golden. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-11-08
Troides miranda

Troides miranda is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1869 by Butler. The wingspan is about 15 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides miranda is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are brown or dark-brown and larger than the males.

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2008-11-08
Troides oblongomaculatus

Troides oblongomaculatus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1779 by Goeze. The wingspan is about 17 – 18 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides oblongomaculatus is black. The hind wings have a golden area. The females are brown and they has some yellow spots.

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2008-10-16
Troides plateni

Troides plateni is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1888 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 11 – 14 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides plateni is black. It has two golden spots on the hind wings. The females are dark-brown and they have only a small golden area on hind wings.

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2008-12-14
Troides prattorum (Buru Opalescent Birdwing)

Troides prattorum, also called Buru Opalescent Birdwing is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1922 by Joicey & Talbot. The wingspan is about 15 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides prattorumis black. The hind wings are golden. It has an optical effect. At a diagonal point of view the golden hind wings will change their colour into blue or green. The females are dark-brown or black.

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2008-12-14
Troides rhadamantus

Troides rhadamantus is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1835 by Lucas. The wingspan is about 14 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides rhadamantus is black. The hind wings are golden. The females are dark-brown and larger than the males. .

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2008-07-26
Troides riedeli

Troides riedeli is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1885 by Kirsch. The wingspan is about 14 – 16 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides riedeli is black. It has a large golden area on the hind wings. The females are black and have some black spots in their golden areas.

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2008-05-11
Troides vandepolli

Troides vandepolli is a butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The first description was in 1890 by Snellen. The wingspan is about 16 – 17 cm. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. Troides vandepolli is black. It has a large golden area on the hind wings. The females are brown and have some black spots in their golden areas.

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