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Subspecies Battus polydamas polydamas - Polydamas Swallowtail

Male or Female Polydamas - Battus polydamas Polydamas caterpillar - Battus polydamas Polydamas Swallowtail - Battus polydamas
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Papilionidae (Swallowtails, Parnassians)
Subfamily Papilioninae
Tribe Troidini (Birdwings, Cattlehearts and Aristolochia Swallowtails)
Genus Battus
Species polydamas (Polydamas Swallowtail - Hodges#4158)
Subspecies polydamas (Polydamas Swallowtail )
Numbers
The nominate race occupies the greatest range, but there are many subspecies (notable populations, i.e. specialized endemic races)
Range
RANGE: "continental"
sw. USA straying North
Mainland Central America
Most of Mainland South America
Habitat
Variable
Season
All year
Food
Aristolochia
Remarks
Battus polydamas polydamas(Linnaeus, 1758)
Polydamas Swallowtail

RANGE: "continental"
sw. USA straying North
Central American Mainland
Most of the South American Mainland
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