Eurytides

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Eurytides
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Eurytides marcellus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Leptocircini
Genus: Eurytides
Hübner, 1821
Synonyms
  • Bellerographium Möhn, 2002

Eurytides is a genus of butterfly in the Papilionidae family, found in North, Central, and South America.

Species[1][edit]

Three species formerly classed in Eurytides are now thought to belong to Protographium; these are:

References[edit]

  • Edwin Möhn, 2002 Schmetterlinge der Erde, Butterflies of the world Part XIIII (14), Papilionidae VIII: Baronia, Euryades, Protographium, Neographium, Eurytides. Edited by Erich Bauer and Thomas Frankenbach Keltern : Goecke & Evers ; Canterbury : Hillside Books. ISBN 978-3-931374-87-7 All species and subspecies are included, also most of the forms. Several females are shown the first time in colour.