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Species Papilio anchisiades - Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Hodges#4183

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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 Papilionini (Fluted Swallowtails)
Genus Papilio
Species anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail - Hodges#4183)
Hodges Number
4183
Explanation of Names
Papilio anchisiades Esper, 1788
Size
Wing Span: 7-10 cm (BAMONA)
Range
TX (as a stray) to Venezuela - Map (MPG, BOA)
Season
most so. TX records from Sept-Nov (1)
Food
Rutaceae (BAMONA)