Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Five-striped Kite-Swallowtail
Protesilaus macrosilaus (Gray, [1853])

Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Leptocircini
Wing Span:
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Range: Southeastern Mexico through Colombia (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Protesilaus macrosilaus penthesilaus (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865) in Southeastern Mexico to Guatemala and El Salvador; Protesilaus macrosilaus macrosilaus (G. Gray, [1853]) in Honduras to Costa Rica (source: Butterflies of America).
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