Graphium rhesus

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Graphium rhesus
Museum specimen from Sulawesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Subgenus: Pathysa
Species: G. rhesus
Binomial name
Graphium rhesus
(Boisduval, 1836)
  • Papilio rhesus Boisduval, 1836
  • Pathysa rhesus rhesus
  • Papilio rhesus parvimacula Joicey & Talbot, 1922

Graphium rhesus is a butterfly found in the Sunda Islands of the Malay Archipelago that belongs to the swallowtail family.


  • G. r. rhesus (northern and eastern Sulawesi)
  • G. r. rhesulus Fruhstorfer, 1902 (southern Sulawesi, Banggai)
  • G. r. rhaphia Jordan, 1908 (Tanahdjampea, Tukangbesi Islands)
  • G. r. parvimacula (Joicey & Talbot, 1922) (Sula Islands)


  • Collins, N. Mark; Morris, Michael G. (1985). Threatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World: The IUCN Red Data Book. Gland & Cambridge: IUCN. ISBN 978-2-88032-603-6 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  • FuNet

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