Graphium macfarlanei

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"Green triangle (butterfly)" redirects here. For the other butterfly with this common name, see Graphium agamemnon.
Graphium macfarlanei
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Species: G. macfarlanei
Binomial name
Graphium macfarlanei
(Butler, 1877)
Synonyms
  • Papilio macfarlanei Butler, 1877
  • Zetides seminigra Butler, 1882
  • Papilio macfarlanii Rothschild, 1916 (misspelling)

Graphium macfarlanei, the green triangle butterfly or green triangle, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found along the northern Gulf and north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia; as well as on the Moluccas, New Guinea, Admiralty Islands and New Britain.

The wingspan is about 70 mm.

The larvae feed on Desmos species (including Desmos chinensis), Annona muricata and Rollinia deliciosa.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Graphium macfarlanei macfarlanei (Bachan, Ternate, Halmahera, Waigeu, Misool, Salawati, western Irian to Papua, north-eastern Australia)
  • Graphium macfarlanei cestius (Fruhstorfer, 1903) (Buru, Ambon, Serang)
  • Graphium macfarlanei seminigra (Butler, 1882) (New Britain, New Ireland)

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