Graphium agamedes

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Graphium agamedes
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Species: G. agamedes
Binomial name
Graphium agamedes
(Westwood, 1842)[1]
Synonyms
  • Papilio agamedes Westwood, 1842
  • Graphium (Arisbe) agamedes
  • Papilio agamedes medesaga Suffert, 1904

Graphium agamedes, the Westwood's white lady, is a butterfly in the family Papilionidae (swallowtails). It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of the forest/savanna transition zone.

References[edit]

  • Lewis, H. L., 1974 Butterflies of the World ISBN 0-245-52097-X page 89, figure 1.