Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Green-patch Swallowtail
Battus laodamus (C. & R. Felder, 1859)


Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
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Range: Three subspecies found from eastern and western Mexico south to Costa Rica and Panama. (BoA)
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Taxonomy Notes: Three subspecies are recognized: B. laodamas iopas, B. laodamas copanae, B. laodamas rhipidius.