|Papilio godeffroyi in Adalbert Seitz's The Macrolepidoptera of the World|
Papilio godeffroyi is endemic to all of Samoa, but it is now found only on the island of Tutuila, where it is uncommon but widespread and restricted to undisturbed or near-undisturbed rainforest. This is only around 5% of its original range, and the species has recently been submitted to the IUCN Red List as critically endangered.
The species, named to honour Johann Cesar VI. Godeffroy, is illustrated on a Samoan postage stamp issued on 14 December 2001.
- Hopkins, G. 1927. Butterflies of Samoa and Some Neighboring Island-groups. Insects of Samoa. Part III. Fascicle 1. London: Bishop Museum Natural History, pp 1–64.
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