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Papilio hellanichus

Papilio hellanichus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1868 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Papilio hectorides is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow and orange spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have short tails.
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Papilio esperanza

Papilio esperanza is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1975 by Beutelspacher. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Papilio esperanza is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown or black. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.
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Papilio oxynius

Papilio oxynius is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1827 by Geyer. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Papilio oxynius is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. White and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.
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THE MOST POPULAR ARTICLES OF LAST MONTH (FEBRUARY)

  1. Papilio ulysses (Mountain Blue)
  2. Atrophaneura alcinous
  3. Papilio memnon (Great Mormon)
  4. Ornithoptera priamus
  5. Papilio chickae
  6. Trogonoptera brookiana
  7. Graphium weiskei (Purple Spotted Swallowtail)
  8. Morpho rhetenor
  9. Papilio dardanus
  10. Ornithoptera goliath




   

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The genus PAPILIO contain about 200 species and it is the biggest group of PAPILIONIDAE. PAPILIO butterflies (Swallowtails) lives on each continent without Antarctic. The biggest biodiversity is in tropical areas. Feedplants are members of family LAURACEAE, RUTACEAE and UMBELLIFERAE.
GENUS PAPILIO...  





The genus ATROPHANEURA was described in 1865 by Reakirt. It contains at present about 29 species. ATROPHANEURA butterflies are from Asia and Australia. These species are in all development stages uneatable, because the larvae  life on toxic plants and accumulate the poison in body.They are also called Batwings or Windmills.
GENUS ATROPHANEURA...  





This genus contain about 70 species and it is a big group of NYMPHALIDAE. MORPHO butterflies are from South America (NEOTROPIC). This butterflies have  flouresce blue on there wings.  This optical phenominon based on  refraction and  interference.   
GENUS MORPHO...  


The genus ORNITHOPTERA was described in 1832 by Boisduval. It contains at present about 13 species. The genus ORNITHOPTERA is a small group of PAPILIONIDAE. ORNITHOPTERA butterflies are from AUSTRALASIA-INDOMALAYA.
The biggest butterfly on earth is a member of this genus. These butterflies are green, blue, red and gold.
All of them are also called birdwing-butterflies. Birdwings are wonders of nature and we have to protect them. 
GENUS ORNITHOPTERA...  

The genus TROIDES was described in 1819 by Hübner. It contains at present about 20 species. The genus TROIDES is a small group of PAPILIONIDAE. TROIDES butterflies are from AUSTRALASIA-INDOMALAYA.
These butterflies are black and gold.
All of them are also called birdwing-butterflies. Birdwings are wonders of nature and we have to protect them. 
GENUS TROIDES...  






 

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