Pachliopta leytensis

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Pachliopta leytensis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Pachliopta
Species: P. leytensis
Binomial name
Pachliopta leytensis
Page & Treadaway, 2003[1]
Synonyms
  • Pachliopta leytensis Murayama, 1978
  • Papilio phegeus Hopffer, 1866
  • Pachliopta phegeus
  • Papilio phegeus Rothschild, 1895
  • Atrophaneura leytensis (Murayama, 1978)[2]

Pachliopta leytensis is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae that is found in the Philippines.

The larvae feed on Aristolochia philippensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atrophaneura at Funet
  2. ^ Murayama, S.I. 1978. On some species of Rhopalocera from Southeast Asia with description of a new species and a new subspecies. Tyo to Ga, 29 (3): 153-158.
  • Page M. G. & Treadaway, C. G. 2003 Schmetterlinge der Erde, Butterflies of the world Part XVII (17), Papilionidae IX Papilionidae of the Philippine Islands. Edited by Erich Bauer and Thomas Frankenbach Keltern : Goecke & Evers ; Canterbury : Hillside Books. ISBN 978-3-931374-45-7