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Taxonomy for Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 451495 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450944 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 449660 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 446402 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324859 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297729 species
Tree
Superfamily
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 13 families, 2400 genera, 117414 species
Tree
Family
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) (Swallowtail Butterflies) - Systematics
 81 genera, 9595 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Papilioninae (Latreille, 1802) (Swallowtails)
 40 genera, 7812 species
Tree
Tribe
Troidini (Talbot, 1939) (Birdwings)
 16 genera, 1400 species
Tree
Subtribe
Battina (Munroe & P. Ehrlich, 1960)
 1 genus, 118 species
Tree
Genus
Battus (Scopoli, 1777)
 118 species and subspecies in 30 Species and 1 Subgenus
Tree
Species
polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
 29 subspecies
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Battus polydamas
Subspecies29
Common namesPolydamas Swallowtail, Gold Rim Swallowtail, Black page, Gold Rim, Gold-rim Swallowtail
Swedish namesGuldbågad makaonfjäril
French namesPapillon trèfle caraïbe
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

America
South America
Brazil (North Brazil (Roraima, Pará)), Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, French Guiana, Surinam, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina (North Argentina (Northeast Argentina), South Argentina, Cordoba), Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Chile, Uruguay, Amazon basin, Andes
North America
Mexico (North Mexico (Northeast Mexico (Tamaulipas), Northwest Mexico (Sinaloa)), Central Mexico (South-Central Mexico (Morelos), North-Central Mexico (San Luis Potosi)), South Mexico (Southeast Mexico (Tabasco), Southwest Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)), West Mexico (Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, Michoacan), East Mexico (Veracruz)), USA (Florida, Louisiana, California, Kentucky, Texas (Travis County), Arizona, New Mexico, Arkansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania), Gulf of Mexico
Central America
Guatemala, Belize, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Cayman Islands, Hispaniola), Lesser Antilles (Windward Islands (Dominica, Martinique, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Grenadines, Saint Vincent)), Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe, Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas)), Culebra, Antigua, Nevis, Saint Kitts, Montserrat, Marie-Galante), Saint Lucia, Netherlands Antilles)), Trinidad and Tobago (Tobago), Bahamas)
Eurasia
Europe
West Europe (France (North France (Grand Est (Alsace)))), North Europe (Scandinavia (Sweden))
Caucasus
Georgia


Ecozones: Nearctic, Neotropical

CountriesArgentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Uruguay, Venezuela
Links and ReferencesBattus polydamas in itis.gov
Battus polydamas in Wikipedia (English)
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Subspecies    Battus polydamas anguicidas (J.c. Fabricius, 1938)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas antiquus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas archidamas (Boisduval, 1836)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas atahualpa (Racheli & Pischedda, 1987)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas bias (W.f. Kirby, 1871)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas cebriones (Dalman, 1823) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas christopheranus (A. Hall, 1936) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas cnejus (J.c. Fabricius, 1938)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas cubensis (Dufrane, 1946) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas dominicus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas eurydamas (W.f. Kirby, 1871)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas grenadensis (A. Hall, 1930) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas hypodamas (A. Guenée, 1872)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas jamaicensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas lindeni (G.a. Ehrmann, 1926)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas lucayus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Florida Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas lucianus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas mathani (C. Oberthür, 1892)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas neodamas (Lucas, 1852) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas peruanus (Fuchs, 1954)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas polycrates (Hopffer, 1865) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas psittacus (J. Molina, 1782)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas renani (Lamas, 1997)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas streckerianus (Honrath, 1884)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas thyamus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas vincentius (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) (Polydamas Swallowtail)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas weyrauchi (Lamas, 1997)
Subspecies    Battus polydamas xenodamas (Hübner, 1825)
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Battus polydamas (Polydamas Swallowtail, Gold Rim Swallowtail, Black page, Gold Rim, Gold-rim Swallowtail)

Synonyms
Battus lucayus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Battus polydamas atahualpa (Racheli & Pischedda, 1987)
Battus polydamas renani (Lamas, 1997)
Battus polydamas weyrauchi (Lamas, 1997)
Papilio archidamas (Boisduval, 1836)
Papilio lucayus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polycrates (Hopffer, 1865)
Papilio polydamas (Hall, 1936)
Papilio polydamas antiquus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas christopheranus (Hall, 1936)
Papilio polydamas dominicus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas jamaicensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas L.
Papilio polydamas lucayus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas lucianus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas thyamus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio polydamas vincentius (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Papilio streckerianus (Honrath, 1884)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyPapilionidae
Swallowtail Butterflies, Parnassian Butterflies, Parnassians and Swallowtails, Swallowtails, Parnassians, Apollos, Swallowtails and apollos
SubfamilyPapilioninae
Swallowtails
TribeTroidini
Birdwings, Cattlehearts, Aristolochia Swallowtails
SubtribeBattina
GenusBattus
Battus polydamas
Polydamas Swallowtail, Gold Rim Swallowtail, Black page, Gold Rim, Gold-rim Swallowtail
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan90 mm
 
Synonyms
Battus lucayus
Battus polydamas atahualpa
Battus polydamas renani
Battus polydamas weyrauchi
Papilio archidamas
Papilio lucayus
Papilio polycrates
Papilio polydamas
Papilio polydamas antiquus
Papilio polydamas christopheranus
Papilio polydamas dominicus
Papilio polydamas jamaicensis
Papilio polydamas L.
Papilio polydamas lucayus
Papilio polydamas lucianus
Papilio polydamas thyamus
Papilio polydamas vincentius
Papilio streckerianus
 
Subspecies
Battus polydamas anguicidas
Battus polydamas antiquus
Battus polydamas archidamas
Battus polydamas atahualpa
Battus polydamas bias
Battus polydamas cebriones
Battus polydamas christopheranus
Battus polydamas cnejus
Battus polydamas cubensis
Battus polydamas dominicus
Battus polydamas eurydamas
Battus polydamas grenadensis
Battus polydamas hypodamas
Battus polydamas jamaicensis
Battus polydamas lindeni
Battus polydamas lucayus
Battus polydamas lucianus
Battus polydamas mathani
Battus polydamas neodamas
Battus polydamas peruanus
Battus polydamas polycrates
Battus polydamas polydamas
Battus polydamas psittacus
Battus polydamas renani
Battus polydamas streckerianus
Battus polydamas thyamus
Battus polydamas vincentius
Battus polydamas weyrauchi
Battus polydamas xenodamas

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