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Papilio ophidicephalus (Emperor swallowtail)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Amphiesmenoptera > Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) > Glossata > Coelolepida > Myoglossata > Neolepidoptera > Heteroneura > Ditrysia > Apoditrysia > Obtectomera > Macrolepidoptera > Rhopalocera (butterflies) > Superfamily: Papilionoidea > Family: Papilionidae > Subfamily: Papilioninae > Genus: Papilio

Papilio ophidicephalus (Emperor swallowtail) Papilio ophidicephalus (Emperor swallowtail)

Papilio ophidicephalus (Emperor swallowtail) male, Qhudeni. [photo Steve Woodhall ]

Papilio ophidicephalus (Emperor swallowtail) female. [photo Steve Woodhall ]