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Three-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio pilumnus)

Three-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio pilumnus) male


order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Papilionini genus Papilio subgenus Pterourus → species Papilio pilumnus

Species name(s)

Papilio (Pterourus) pilumnus Boisduval, 1836 = Pterourus pilumnus.

Three-Tailed Tiger Swallowtail


Zoogeographical regions



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