Tribe LEPTOCIRCINI contains eight genera. Nearly all members of this tribe have very long tails on backwings. Therefore some of these named Swordtail.


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

The first description of this genus was in 1888 by Moore. The genus MEANDRUSA contains only three species. Therefore it is a very small group of PAPILIONIDAE. MEANDRUSA butterflies are from Australasia / Indomalaya (Australia) ecozone.


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Apatura iris
Inachis io
Nymphalis antiopa
Apatura iris
Vanessa atalanta
Papilio machaon
Pierides sp.
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