The Papilionidae or Swallowtails comprise of about 534 species of butterflies, some of which are in the subfamily Parnassidae, e.g. the Apollo. However the majority are true swallowtails and are a particularly spectacular family of butterflies.

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Papilio rumanzovia - Scarlet swallowtail Papilio aegeus - Orchard swallowtail Papilio demolion - Banded swallowtail
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Papilio glaucus  - ?Zebra swallowtail Papilio memnon - The Great Mormon


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