Taxon profile


swallowtails and apollos
Papilionidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Papilionoidea

Temporal range:Upper Oligocene - recent


Papilio palinurus - Emerald Swallowtail

Papilio palinurus - Emerald Swallowtail

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Zerynthia polyxena - Southern Festoon

Zerynthia polyxena - Southern Festoon

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Iphiclides podalirius - Scarce Swallowtail

Iphiclides podalirius - Scarce Swallowtail

Author: František Rasocha

Functions restricted to taxon Papilionidae

Important groups

Parnassiinae - apollos, Papilioninae - swallowtails

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subfamily Parnassiinae Duponchel, 1835 - apollos
subfamily Papilioninae Latreille, 1802 - swallowtails
subfamily Baroniinae Bryk, 1913

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [44d9685a-cb15-4ae2-9c33-e4c3ab11262a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Papilionidae]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Papilionidae]
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 Papilionidae]

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extinct taxon