Papilio peranthus

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Papilio peranthus
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Papilio peranthus
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Papilio peranthus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Division: Rhopalocera
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Tribe: Papilionini
Genus: Papilio
Species: P. peranthus
Binomial name
Papilio peranthus
Fabricius, 1787
  • Princeps peranthus
  • Papilio adamantius C. & R. Felder, 1864
  • Papilio macedon Wallace, 1865

Papilio peranthus is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found from the Philippines and Malaysia to Indonesia (including Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Sulawesi)

The wingspan is 70–90 mm.


  • Papilio peranthus peranthus (Java)
  • Papilio peranthus adamantius C. & R. Felder, 1865 (Celebes)
  • Papilio peranthus intermedius Snellen, 1890 (Tanadjampea, Bonerate, Kalaotoa)
  • Papilio peranthus fulgens Röber, 1891 (Bonerate, Lombok, Sambawa, Flores, Pura, Adonara)
  • Papilio peranthus baweanus Hagen, 1896 (Bawean)
  • Papilio peranthus transiens Fruhstorfer, 1897 (Lesser Sunda Islands)
  • Papilio peranthus insulicola Rothschild, 1896 (Saleyer)

Other reading[edit]

  • Erich Bauer and Thomas Frankenbach, 1998 Schmetterlinge der Erde, Butterflies of the world Part I (1), Papilionidae Papilionidae I: Papilio, Subgenus Achillides, Bhutanitis, Teinopalpus. Edited by Erich Bauer and Thomas Frankenbach. Keltern : Goecke & Evers ; Canterbury : Hillside Books ISBN 9783931374624

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