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Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Papilionidae - swallowtails and apollos »  genus Papilio

Scientific synonyms

Papilio machaon britannicus

Other names

= Common yellow swallowtail

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Carum carvi L. - Caraway, Anethum graveolens L. - Dill, Foeniculum vulgare Mill. - Green and Bronze Fennel, Heracleum L. - cowparsnip, Angelica sylvestris L. - Wild Angelica, ...

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 28

subspecies Papilio machaon aliaska Scudder, 1869
subspecies Papilio machaon archias Fruhstorfer, 1907
subspecies Papilio machaon asiaticus Ménétriés, 1855
subspecies Papilio machaon bairdii Edwards, 1866 - Western Black Swallowtail
subspecies Papilio machaon brucei Edwards, 1893
subspecies Papilio machaon centralis Staudinger, 1886
subspecies Papilio machaon chinensis Verity, 1905
subspecies Papilio machaon gorganus Fruhstorfer, 1922
subspecies Papilio machaon hippocrates C. & R. Felder, 1864
subspecies Papilio machaon hudsonianus Clark, 1932
subspecies Papilio machaon kamtschadalus Alphéraky, 1897
subspecies Papilio machaon kiyonobu Morita, 1997
subspecies Papilio machaon kunkalaschani Eller, 1939
subspecies Papilio machaon ladakensis Moore, 1884
subspecies Papilio machaon machaon Linnaeus, 1758

Papilio machaon machaon

subspecies Papilio machaon mauretanicus Verity, 1905
subspecies Papilio machaon montanus Alphéraky, 1897
subspecies Papilio machaon muetingi Seyer, 1976
subspecies Papilio machaon oregonius Edwards, 1876 - Oregon Swallowtail
subspecies Papilio machaon oreinus Sheljuzhko, 1919
subspecies Papilio machaon pikei Sperling, 1987
subspecies Papilio machaon schapiroi Seyer, 1976
subspecies Papilio machaon sikkimensis Moore, 1884
subspecies Papilio machaon suroia Tytler, 1939
subspecies Papilio machaon sylvinus Hemming
subspecies Papilio machaon syriacus Verity, 1908

Papilio machaon syriacus

subspecies Papilio machaon taliensis Eller, 1939
subspecies Papilio machaon verityi Fruhstorfer, 1907

Links and literature

EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Papilio machaon Linnaeus 1758]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440671]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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