Graphium dorcus

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Graphium dorcus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Species: G. dorcus
Binomial name
Graphium dorcus
(de Haan, 1840)
  • Papilio dorcus de Haan, 1840
  • Pathysa dorcus

Graphium dorcus, the Tabitha's swordtail, is a butterfly found in Sulawesi, Indonesia, that belongs to the swallowtail family.


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  • G. d. dorcus (northern Sulawesi)
  • G. d. butungensis Hanafusa, 1997 (Buton)


It is named for the biblical Dorcas, who in Aramaic and other languages is called Tabitha.


  1. ^ Muller, C.J. & Tennent, W.J. (2011). "Graphium dorcus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T160028A5350627. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T160028A5350627.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 

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