Papilionidae

The Papilionidae or Swallowtails comprise of about 534 species of butterflies, some of which are in the subfamily Parnassidae, e.g. the Apollo. However the majority are true swallowtails and are a particularly spectacular family of butterflies.

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Papilio rumanzovia - Scarlet swallowtail Papilio aegeus - Orchard swallowtail Papilio demolion - Banded swallowtail
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Papilio glaucus  - ?Zebra swallowtail Papilio memnon - The Great Mormon
 
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