Papilio thersites

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Papilio thersites
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: P. thersites
Binomial name
Papilio thersites
Fabricius, 1775
  • Papilio palamedes Fabricius, 1775 (preocc. Drury, 1773)
  • Papilio acamas Fabricius, 1793
  • Heraclides thersites

Papilio thersites, the Thersites swallowtail or false Androgeus swallowtail, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is endemic to Jamaica.


Neotropical ecozone.


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