Tribe PAPILIONINI contains only two genera. Nearly all members of this tribe have tails on backwings. Therefore most of these species named Swallowtail.


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The following species are members of genus CHILASA and they are represented on this homepage.

The genus CHILASA contain about 6 species and it is a small group of PAPILIONIDAE. CHILASA butterflies (Mimes) lives in Australasia/Indomalaya. These butterflies mime other uneatable species. They are very mutable. There are many subspecies.
Feedplants are members of family LAURACEAE and SAPOTACEAE.


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