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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Papilionidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Papilio subgen. Pterourus Scopoli 1777
Papilionidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Ori Fragman's TrekNature gallery, SailinSteve, Ori Fragman's TrekNature gallery, University of Alberta Museums, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, North American Butterfly Knowledge Network, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burundi Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cape Verde Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Gibraltar Species List, Greece Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kosovo Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Laos Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Liechtenstein Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Malta Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, San Marino Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Java Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Furui 2020
Papilionidae Latreille 1802

Alternative Names

? bosniackii Rebel, 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adoritis Koçak 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aetheoptera Rippon 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Agehana Matsumura 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alcidis Scudder 1875
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Armandia Blanchard 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chattendenia Tutt 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clytia Swainson 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cosmodesmus Haase 1892
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dabasa Moore 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Doritis Fabricius 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Druryeia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eleppone Hancock 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euchenor Igarashi 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eukoramius Bryk 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eurypyleana Niculescu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonatomyrina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ismene Nickerl 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iterus Dönitz 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kailasius Moore 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Koramius Moore 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lamproptera Gray 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptocircus Swainson 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lingamius Bryk 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Macfarlaneana Niculescu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Motasiona Niculescu 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Munroana Niculescu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Papilionidae Latreille 1802
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Podalirius Swainson 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyrrhosticta Butler 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ripponia Haugum & Low 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scoptes Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Semelia Boisduval 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sugurua Okano 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thaites Scudder 1875
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wallaceana Niculescu 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Yunnanopapilio Hiura 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zeunera Deslisle 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

swallowtail butterflies preferred
Birdwing Butterflies, Swallowtail Butterflies
Recognized by CITES
swallowtail butterfly
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Finnish

Ritariperhoset preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Papillons, Machaons, Ornithoptères preferred
Recognized by CITES

German

Ritterfalter preferred
Recognized by mckinnel and admin

Japanese

アゲハチョウ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Spanish; Castilian

Mariposas Alas De Pájaro, Cola De Golondrina preferred
Recognized by CITES
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Curated hierarchies for Papilionidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
42182 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
Papilionidae (this page)