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species

Blue Mormon
Papilio polymnestor Cramer, 1775

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

Other names

= Indian Blue Mormon

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Distribution

India (Western Ghats, East coast, Southern India) and Sri Lanka.

Intertaxon relationships

food: Citrus limon (L.) Burm.f. - Lemon, Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. - Shaddock, Atalantia racemosa Wight ex Hook., Atalantia wightii Yu. Tanaka, Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC.

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Papilio polymnestor parinda Moore, 1881

Papilio polymnestor parinda

subspecies Papilio polymnestor polymnestor Cramer, 1775

Papilio polymnestor polymnestor


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