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Papilio phorcas Cramer, 1775

Самец  Papilio phorcas


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Papilionini genus Papilio subgenus Princeps → species Papilio phorcas

Species name(s)

Papilio (Princeps) phorcas Cramer, 1775 = Princeps phorcas = Papilio (Princeps) phorcas = Papilio phorcas tippelskirchi Suffert, 1904 = Papilio phorcas leopoldi Suffert, 1904 = Papilio phorcas casphor Suffert, 1904 = Papilio phorcas congoanus Rothschild, 1896 = Papilio phorcas ansorgei Rothschild, 1896 = Papilio phorcas tenuifasciatus Kielland, 1990.

Green Banded Swallowtail


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Yellow, Green, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самец  Papilio phorcas

Subspecies Papilio phorcas


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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