Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Ilus Swallowtail
Mimoides ilus (Fabricius, 1793)

Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Leptocircini
Wing Span:
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Range: Multiple subspecies that range from Eastern and Western Mexico to Costa Rica, Panama, Northern Colombia and Central Venezuela (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Alternate Scientific Names:
Eurytides ilus (Fabricius, 1793)
Papilio ilus (Fabricius, 1793)
Protesilaus ilus (Fabricius, 1793)
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