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Papilio bootes Westwood, 1842

Самец  Papilio bootes


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

Species name(s)

Papilio (Princeps) bootes Westwood, 1842 = Menelaides bootes = Papilio bootes rubicundus Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio bootes nigricans Rothschild 1895. [85, 187, PC]

Tailed Redbreast.



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Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Papilio bootes

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Menelaides bootes. [PC81].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Papilio bootes xamnuensis Tateishi, 2001: wingspan 90-95 mm. Head and a stripe down each side of abdomen red, male UP is black, HW (hind - wing) with 2 elongate, discal white spots and with marginal red crescents; UN red at bases. Female is slightly paler, HW with 4 elongate white discal spots. [144].

Subspecies of Papilio bootes


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