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Taxon: Genus Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (butterfly)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda - (Class) Insecta - (Order) Lepidoptera - (Family) Papilionidae

Current position

Papilionini (Tribe) Latreille, 1802 Ref: G. Beccaloni et al., 2005: Feb 2005.

Alternative positions

Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1767: 744.
Papilionidae (Family) Latreille, 1802 Ref: E.J. van Nieukerken et al., 2011: 216 (footnote 57).

Original position

Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Papilionini (Tribe) Latreille, 1802

Original entries

Barbari C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Danai C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Equites C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Heliconii C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Nymphales C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Papilio Barbarus ([unranked]) Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio Danaus ([unranked]) Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio Eques ([unranked]) C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Papilio Heliconius ([unranked]) C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Papilio Nymphalis ([unranked]) C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Papilio Plebejus ([unranked]) C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.
Plebeji C. Linnaeus, 1758, nom. inval.

Subsequent entries

Papilio clytia Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio glaucus Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio memnon Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio troilus Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Papilionidae (Family) Latreille, 1802 Ref: E.J. van Nieukerken et al., 2011: 216 (footnote 57).
Papilionidae (Family) Latreille, 1802 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 599.
Papilionidae (Family) Latreille, 1802 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975
Papilionini (Tribe) Latreille, 1802 Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 261.
Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 447. [rough position]
Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1767: 538, 744.
Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 343, 458.

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 21s;4ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [192s]
1758 C. Linnaeus [192s]
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Last updated: 20 Dec 2019