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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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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 )
The nominate race occupies the greatest range, but there are many subspecies (notable populations, i.e. specialized endemic races)
RANGE: "continental"
sw. USA straying North
Mainland Central America
Most of Mainland South America
All year
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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