Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Papilionidae (Swallowtail Butterflies) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 245 families, 2094 genera, 4901 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 244 families, 2093 genera, 4900 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (van der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 235 families, 2040 genera, 4768 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 176 families, 1790 genera, 4414 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 870 genera, 2609 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 868 genera, 2607 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-Schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 594 genera, 2006 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 538 genera, 1909 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 5 families, 169 genera, 1030 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) (Swallowtail Butterflies) - Systematics
 5 genera, 40 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
Genera81    worldwide
Species8.957    worldwide
Common namesSwallowtail Butterflies, Parnassian Butterflies, Parnassians and Swallowtails, Swallowtails, Parnassians, Apollos, Swallowtails and apollos
German namesRitterfalter, Segelfalter
Dutch namesPages, Grote pages
Danish namesSvalehaler
Finnish namesRitariperhoset, Apollot
Norwegian namesSvalestjerter
Swedish namesRiddarfjärilar
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

America
Asia
Eurasia
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Afrotropical


Links and ReferencesPapilionidae in dyntaxa.se
Papilionidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Papilionidae in Sierra Leone
Battus zetides (Munroe, 1971)Zetides SwallowtailInfo
Graphium adamastor (Boisduval, 1836)Boisduval´s White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Angola White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus baronis (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Graphium antheus (Cramer, 1779)Larger Striped SwordtailInfo
Graphium fulleri (Grose-Smith, 1883)Riley´s graphiumInfo
Graphium illyris (Hewitson, 1872)Cream-banded SwordtailInfo
Graphium latreillianus (Godart, 1819)Coppery SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Graphium liponesco (Suffert, 1904)Long-tailed Striped SwordtailInfo
Graphium policenes (Cramer, 1775)Common SwordtailInfo
Graphium taboranus (Oberthür, 1886)Info
Graphium tynderaeus (Fabricius, 1793)Electric Green SwordtailInfo
Papilio antimachus (Drury, 1872)Antimachus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio boolae -> Graphium liponescoInfo
Papilio bromius -> Nisoniades mimasInfo
Papilio chrapkowskii (Suffert, 1904)Broad Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio chrapkowskoides (Storace, 1952)Broadly Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio chrapkowskoides nurettini (Koçak, 1983)Info
Papilio cynorta (Fabricius, 1793)Common White Banded PapilioInfo
Papilio cyparissa -> Euphaedra cyparissaInfo
Papilio cyproeofila (Butler, 1868)Common White-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio dardanus -> Xanthocastnia evaltheMocker SwallowtailInfo
Papilio delius -> Parnassius corybas sacerdosInfo
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio horatius -> Charaxes anticleaInfo
Papilio horribilis (Butler, 1874)Info
Papilio leonida -> Anaea eribotesInfo
Papilio menestheus (Drury, 1773)Western Emperor SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nerminae (Storace, 1952)Broadly Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus (Linnaeus, 1758)Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio phorcas (Cramer, 1775)Apple-green SwallowtailInfo
Papilio pollux -> Charaxes polluxInfo
Papilio sosia (Rothschild & Jordan, 1905)Medium Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio thersander -> Charaxes solonInfo
Papilio zalmoxis (Hewitson, 1864)Giant Blue SwallowtailInfo
Papilio zenobia (Fabricius, 1875)Volta SwallowtailInfo
Papilio zetes -> Acraea zetesInfo
Parides tros (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Parnassius corybas sacerdos (Stichel, 1906)Info
40 Species in Papilionidae for Sierra Leone listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyPapilionidae
Swallowtail Butterflies, Parnassian Butterflies, Parnassians and Swallowtails, Swallowtails, Parnassians, Apollos, Swallowtails and apollos
AuthorLatreille, 1802

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Papilionidae
 Arthropoda
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders