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 PAPILIO and they are represented on this homepage.

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.



Papilio iswara White 1842 AUSTRALASIA / INDOMALAYA



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