name = "Papilio"

image_width = 250px
image_caption = Ulysses Butterfly
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Lepidoptera
familia = Papilionidae
subfamilia = Papilioninae
tribus = Papilionini
genus = "Papilio"
subdivision_ranks = "Papilio" Species
subdivision = see text

"Papilio" is a genus in the swallowtail butterfly family, Papilionidae. It includes a number of well-known North American species such as the Western Tiger Swallowtail, "Papilio rutulus". Familiar species in Asia include the Mormons ("Papilio polytes, Papilio polymnestor"), the Orchard and Ulysses Swallowtails in Australia ("Papilio aegeus, Papilio ulysses", respectively) and the Citrus Swallowtail of Africa ("Papilio demodocus").

Older classifications of the swallowtails tended to use a large number of rather small genera. More recent classifications have been more conservative, and as a result a number of former genera are now absorbed within "Papilio". The genus as recognised by modern systems has about 200 members. The genus "Chilasa" is regarded as a subgenus of "Papilio" by some workers, as are the Baggy-Tailed Swallowtails ("Agehana"), although the latter taxon is usually considered a subgenus of "Chilasa".

Former genera now included in "Papilio":
*"Heraclides" (giant swallowtails)
*"Pterourus" (tiger swallowtails)

elected species

*"Papilio acheron"
*"Papilio aegeus" - orchard swallowtail
*"Papilio alcmenor" - redbreast
*"Papilio alexanor"
*"Papilio antimachus"
*"Papilio appalachiensis"
*"Papilio arcturus" - blue peacock
*"Papilio aristophontes"
*"Papilio aristor" - scarce Haitian swallowtail
*"Papilio benguetanus"
*"Papilio bianor" Chinese peacock
*"Papilio bootes" - tailed redbreast
*"Papilio buddha" - Malabar banded peacock
*"Papilio caiguanabus" - Poey's black swallowtail
*"Papilio carolinensis"
*"Papilio castor" - common raven
*"Papilio chikae" - Luzon peacock swallowtail
*"Papilio cresphontes" - giant swallowtail
*"Papilio crino" - common banded peacock
*"Papilio demodocus" - citrus swallowtail
*"Papilio demoleus" - common lime
*"Papilio demolion" - banded swallowtail
*"Papilio dialis" - Southern Chinese Peacock
*"Papilio dravidarum" - Malabar raven
*"Papilio elephenor" - yellow-crested spangle
*"Papilio esperanza"
*"Papilio eurymedon" - pale swallowtail
*"Papilio garleppi"
*"Papilio glaucus" - eastern tiger swallowtail
*"Papilio grosesmithi"
*"Papilio helenus" - red helen
*"Papilio himeros"
*"Papilio homerus" - Homerus swallowtail
*"Papilio hospiton" - Corsican swallowtail
*"Papilio janaka" - tailed redbreast
*"Papilio jordani" - Jordan's swallowtail
*"Papilio krishna" - Krishna peacock
*"Papilio leucotaenia" - cream-banded swallowtail
*"Papilio liomedon" - Malabar banded swallowtail
*"Papilio machaon" - Old World swallowtail
*"Papilio mangoura"
*"Papilio manlius"
*"Papilio maraho"
*"Papilio maroni"
*"Papilio mayo" - Andaman mormon
*"Papilio memnon" - great mormon
*"Papilio moerneri"
*"Papilio morondavana" - Madagascan emporer
*"Papilio multicaudata" - two-tailed swallowtail
*"Papilio nephelus" - yellow helen
*"Papilio neumoegeni"
*"Papilio oregonius" - Oregon swallowtail
*"Papilio osmana"
*"Papilio palinurus" - emerald swallowtail
*"Papilio paris" - Paris peacock
**"Papilio paris tamilana" - Tamil peacock
*"Papilio polyctor" - common peacock
*"Papilio polymnestor" - blue mormon
*"Papilio polytes" - common mormon
*"Papilio polyxenes" - black swallowtail
*"Papilio prexaspes" - Andaman helen
*"Papilio protenor" - spangle
*"Papilio rutulus" - western tiger swallowtail
*"Papilio saharae saharae" - Sahara swallowtail
*"Papilio sjoestedti" - Kilimanjaro swallowtail
*"Papilio taiwanus" - Taiwan swallowtail
*"Papilio toboroi"
*"Papilio troilus" - spicebush swallowtail
*"Papilio ulysses" - ulysses, blue mountain butterfly
*"Papilio weymeri"
*"Papilio xuthus" - Asian swallowtail/Chinese yellow swallowtail/Xuthus swallowtail
*"Papilio zalmoxis" - giant blue swallowtail
*"Papilio zelicaon" - anise swallowtail


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