Pachliopta liris

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Pachliopta liris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Pachliopta
Species: P. liris
Binomial name
Pachliopta liris
  • Papilio liris Godart, 1819
  • Papilio liris Rothschild, 1895
  • Atrophaneura liris (Godart, 1819)
  • Pachlioptera liris[1]
  • Papilio aberrans Butler, 1883

Pachliopta liris is a species of butterfly from the Papilionidae family that is found on Timor, Wetar Is. and Savu Is.

The wingspan is 100–110 mm. The wings are dark-brown with red spots and white bands. The red spots are absent in females. The females are darker than the males.[2]


  • Pachliopta liris liris (Timor)
  • Pachliopta liris aberrans (Butler, 1883) (Timor)
  • Pachliopta liris senescens (Röber, 1891) (Kisser)
  • Pachliopta liris wetterensis (Rothschild, 1895) (Wetar)
  • Pachliopta liris pallidus (Rothschild, 1895) (Leti Islands)
  • Pachliopta liris gaetus Fruhstorfer (Savu Islands)