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THE   NEOTROPIC   ECOZONE

(SOUTH  AMERICA)

Family Papilionidae

 

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Papilio hectorides

Papilio hectorides is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1794 by Esper. 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 and it has yellow and red spots. A yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have tails.
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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 himeros

Papilio himeros is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1866 by Hopffer. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Papilio himeros is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow band and areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.
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The following genera are members of the family Papilionidae (Swallowtails, Swordtails) and they are represented on this homepage.

 

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2013-01-07
Baronia brevicornis (Short-horned Baronia)

Baronia brevicornis, also called Short-horned Baronia is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1893 by Salvin. The wingspan is about 5 – 6 cm. Baronia brevicornis is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or darkbrown. Some yellow spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-06
Battus belus

Battus belus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10 – 12 cm. Battus belus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. A yellowish spot dominates the hind wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-04
Battus crassus

Battus crassus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. Battus crassus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. Yellowish areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-03
Battus devilliersii

Battus devilliersii is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1823 by Godart. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Battus devilliersii is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. White spots and a blue structure-colour dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-01-04
Battus laodamas

Battus laodamas is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1859 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Battus laodamas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown. Yellowish spots and a greenish structure-colour dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-04
Battus lycidas

Battus lycidas is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. Battus lycidas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. Yellow spots and a greenish structure-colour dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-04
Battus madyes

Battus madyes is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1846 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Battus madyes is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or dark brown. Yellowish spots and bands dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails

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2013-01-04
Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail)

Battus philenor, auch als Pipevine Swallowtail bezeichnet ist ein Schmetterling der Nearktis (Nordamerikas). Die Erstbeschreibung erfolgte 1771 durch Linnaeus. Die Flügelspannweite beträgt 9 – 10 cm. Battus philenor gehört zur Familie der Papilionidae (Ritterfalter). Der Schmetterling hat eine schwarze Grundfärbung mit gelben und roten Flecken und blaue Strukturfarbe. Die Hinterflügel besitzen einen Schwanzfortsatz.

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2006-10-19
Battus polydamas (Gold-rim Swallowtail)

Battus polydamas, also called Gold-rim Swallowtail is a common butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Battus polydamas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. One chain of yellowish spots dominates the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-06
Battus polystictus

Battus polystictus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1874 by Butler. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. Battus polystictus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. A chain of yellow spots dominates the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-07
Euryades corethrus

Euryades corethrus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 7– 8 cm. Euryades corethrus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or black. Yellow and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2006-10-19
Eurytides columbus

Eurytides columbus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1850 by Kollar. The wingspan is about 9 – 11 cm. Eurytides columbus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is yellowish and brown. Hind wings have very long tails.

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2006-10-19
Eurytides leucaspis

Eurytides leucaspis is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1819 by Godart. With a wingspan of 8.0 – 10.0 cm the Eurytides leucaspis is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is yellowish and brown. Hind wings have very long tails.

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2006-10-19
Eurytides protesilaus (Zebra Swallowtail)

Eurytides protesilaus, also called Zebra Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. Eurytides protesilaus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is white with black stripes. Hind wings have very long tails.

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2013-01-17
Papilio anchisiades (Red-spotted Swallowtail)

Papilio anchisiades, also called Red-spotted Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1788 by Esper. The wingspan is about 8– 10 cm. Papilio anchisiades 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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2013-01-26
Papilio andraemon (Bahaman Swallowtail)

Papilio andraemon, also called Bahaman Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1823 by Hübner. The wingspan is about 8– 9 cm. Papilio andraemon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or dark brown. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-01-17
Papilio androgeus (Androgeus Swallowtail)

Papilio androgeus, also called Androgeus Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. Papilio androgeus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Broad yellow bands dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio aristeus

Papilio aristeus is a common butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1781 by Cramer. With a wingspan of 11.0 – 13.0 cm Papilio aristeus is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with white spots and bands. Hind wings have no tails.

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2013-01-26
Papilio aristodemus (Island Swallowtail)

Papilio aristodemus, also called Island Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1794 by Esper. The wingspan is about 9– 10 cm. Papilio aristodemus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-01-17
Papilio astyalus (Broad-banded Swallowtail) (copy 1)

Papilio astyalus, also called Broad-banded Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1819 by Godart. The wingspan is about 8– 10 cm. Papilio astyalus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio bachus

Papilio bachus is a common butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1865 by C. & R. Felder. With a wingspan of 11.0 – 13.0 cm Papilio bachus is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with big orange areas on wing. Hind wings have no tails.

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2013-10-27
Papilio birchallii

Papilio birchallii is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1863 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. Papilio birchallii is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown or black. A Broad yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-10-27
Papilio cacicus

Papilio cacicus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1852 by Lucas. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Papilio cacicus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown or black. A broad, yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have two tails.

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2013-01-26
Papilio caiguanabus (Poey's Black Swallowtail)

Papilio caiguanabus, also called Poey's Black Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1852 by Poey. The wingspan is about 8– 9 cm. Papilio caiguanabus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-01-26
Papilio chiansiades

Papilio chiansiades is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1872 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 8– 11 cm. Papilio chiansiades 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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2013-01-26
Papilio cresphontes (Giant Swallowtail)

Papilio cresphontes, also called Giant Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1777 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Papilio cresphontes is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-02-09
Papilio epenetus

Papilio epenetus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1861 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 7– 8 cm. Papilio epenetus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. White, yellow and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-02-12
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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2013-02-12
Papilio euterpinus

Papilio euterpinus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1868 by Salvin & Godman. The wingspan is about 9– 10 cm. Papilio euterpinus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. A orange band dominates the forewings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-10-27
Papilio garamas

Papilio garamas is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1829 by Geyer. The wingspan is about 9 – 14 cm. Papilio garamas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Yellow bands dominate the wings. The hind wings have two tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio glaucus (Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Östlicher Tigerschwalbenschwanz, Machaon de tigre de l'est)

Papilio glaucus, also called Eastern Tiger Swallowtail or Östlicher Tigerschwalbenschwanz is a butterfly from Nearctic ecozone (North America). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 8.0 – 10.0 cm the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is yellow with typical black tiger stripes.

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2013-11-02
Papilio hectorides

Papilio hectorides is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1794 by Esper. 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 and it has yellow and red spots. A yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have tails

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2013-11-09
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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2013-11-09
Papilio himeros

Papilio himeros is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1866 by Hopffer. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Papilio himeros is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. Yellow band and areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2013-02-14
Papilio hyppason

Papilio hyppason is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 9– 10 cm. Papilio hyppason is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or dark brown. White and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-02-21
Papilio isidorus

Papilio isidorus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1846 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 9– 10 cm. Papilio isidorus 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 short tails.z.

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2013-02-21
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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2006-10-19
Papilio paeon

Papilio paeon is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Papilio paeon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown. Yellow bands and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio palamedes (Laurel Swallowtail)

Papilio palamedes, also called Laurel Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1773 by Drury. The wingspan is about 9 – 11 cm. Papilio palamedes 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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2006-10-19
Papilio pelaus (Pelaus Swallowtail)

Papilio pelaus, also called Pelaus Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. Papilio pelaus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown or black. White bands and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio pilumnus (Three-tailed Tiger Swallowtail, Dreischwänziger Tigerschwalbenschwanz, Machaon de tigre trois filée)

Papilio pilumnus, also called Three-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. Papilio pilumnus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown or black. Yellow stripes and spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have three tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio polyxenes (Black Swallowtail, Schwarzer Schwalbenschwanz, Machaon Noir)

Papilio polyxenes , also called Black Swallowtail or Schwarzer Schwalbenschwanz is a butterfly from Nearctic ecozone (North America). The first description was in 1775 by Fabricius. With a wingspan of 7.0 – 9.0 cm the Black Swallowtail is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with yellow and red spots

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2013-03-10
Papilio rogeri

Papilio rogeri is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. Papilio rogeri is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is brown or dark brown. Red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2013-03-10
Papilio thersites

Papilio thersites is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 11 – 12 cm. Papilio thersites is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. A Broad yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio thoas (King Swallowtail)

Papilio thoas, also called King Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1771 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 12 – 14 cm. Papilio thoas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark brown. A yellow band dominates the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio warscewiczi

Papilio warscewiczi is a very bizarrely butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1865 by Hopffer. With a wingspan of 10.0 – 11.0 cm Papilio warscewiczi is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with yellow and blue spots, but the underside is very bizarre. Hind wings have two short tails.

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2006-10-19
Papilio zagreus

Papilio zagreus is a common butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1847 by Doubleday. With a wingspan of 11.0 – 13.0 cm Papilio zagreus is a big member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is black with orange and yellow spots. Hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-05
Parides aeneas

Parides aeneas is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 7 – 9 cm. Parides aeneas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red and green areas dominate the wings. Hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-05
Parides agavus

Parides agavus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1782 by Drury. The wingspan is about 7 – 9 cm. Parides agavus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. White and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-08-12
Parides aglaope

Parides aglaope is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1853 by Gray. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides aglaope is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red and yellow spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-25
Parides anchises

Parides anchises is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Parides anchises is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-05
Parides ascanius (Fulminense Swallowtail)

Parides ascanius, also called Fulminense Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. Parides ascanius is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. White bands and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides bunichus

Parides bunichus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1821 by Hübner. The wingspan is about 7 – 9 cm. Parides bunichus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. White and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-08-15
Parides burchellanus

Parides burchellanus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1872 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides burchellanus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-05
Parides chabrias

Parides chabrias is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1852 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. Parides chabrias is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Yellow spots and areas dominate the wings.

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2012-03-05
Parides childrenae

Parides childrenae is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1832 by Gray. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Parides childrenae is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red spots and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-05
Parides cutorina

Parides cutorina is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1898 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides cutorina is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-08-15
Parides echemon

Parides echemon is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1813 by Hübner. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides echemon is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red spots and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have a short tails.

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2012-03-05
Parides erithalion

Parides erithalion is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1836 by Boisduval. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides erithalion is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red spots and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-09-30
Parides eurimedes

Parides eurimedes is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1782 by Stoll. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. Parides eurimedes is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. Red spots and yellow-green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides gundlachianus

Parides gundlachianus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1864 by C. & R. Felder. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. Parides gundlachianus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Blue bands and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides hahneli (Hahnel's Amazonian Swallowtail)

Parides hahneli, also called Hahnel's Amazonian Swallowtail is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1882 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 87 – 9 cm. Parides hahneli is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Yellow spots and areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-09-30
Parides iphidamas

Parides iphidamas is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1793 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides iphidamas is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red and yellow-green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-10-07
Parides lysander

Parides lysander is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1775 by Camer. The wingspan is about 8 – 10 cm. Parides lysander is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red spots and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides montezuma

Parides montezuma is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1842 by Westwood. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. Parides montezuma is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have short tails.

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2012-10-07
Parides neophilus

Parides neophilus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1837 by Geyer. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides neophilus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red, green and white spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-05
Parides orellana

Parides orellana is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1852 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. Parides orellana is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. A red area dominates the wings. The hind wings have no tails. The fore wings have a blue structure colour.

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2012-03-11
Parides panares

Parides panares is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1853 by Gray. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides panares is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is darkbrown or black. Red spots and yellow-green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-10-07
Parides panthonus

Parides panthonus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1780 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides panthonus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides phalaecus

Parides phalaecus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1869 by Hewitson. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides phalaecus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Yellowish bands and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-03-11
Parides phosphorus

Parides phosphorus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1861 by Bates. The wingspan is about 7 – 9 cm. Parides phosphorus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red spots and yellow-green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides photinus

Parides photinus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1844 by Doubleday. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Parides photinus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails. All wings have a blue structure-colour, like a Morpho.

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2012-03-11
Parides pizarro

Parides pizarro is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1884 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 7 – 9 cm. Parides pizarro is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. A yellow area dominates the hind wing. Hind wings have no tails.

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2012-02-12
Parides proneus

Parides proneus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1831 by Hübner. The wingspan is about 7 – 8 cm. Parides proneus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. White bands and areas and red spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-03-18
Parides quadratus

Parides quadratus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1890 by Staudinger. The wingspan is about 8 – 9 cm. Parides quadratus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Yellow areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-18
Parides sesostris

Parides sesostris is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1779 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 10 – 11 cm. Parides sesostris is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-03-18
Parides tros

Parides tros is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1793 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 9 – 11 cm. Parides tros is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Yellow and red areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have tails.

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2012-03-25
Parides vertumnus

Parides vertumnus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1779 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Parides vertumnus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown or black. Red and green areas dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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2012-11-11
Parides zacynthus

Parides zacynthus is a butterfly from Neotropic ecozone (South America). The first description was in 1739 by Fabricius. The wingspan is about 9 – 10 cm. Parides zacynthus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is black. Red, green and white spots dominate the wings. The hind wings have no tails.

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