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Papilionidae
770305.004169Heraclides thoas (Linnaeus, 1771)
Distribution Data for Heraclides thoas
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Synonymy: Papilio thoas Linnaeus, 1771
Papilio archimedes Fabricius, 1938
Papilio autocles Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
Papilio nigrimarginata Beutelspacher, 1976
Papilio nigrocaudata Vázquez, 1948
Papilio ochracea Beutelspacher, 1976
Papilio cinyras Ménétriés, 1857
Papilio oviedo Gundlach, 1866
Taxonomic Notes: Heraclides thoas (Linnaeus, 1771) was formerly placed in the genus Papilio. The name Heraclides was treated as a valid genus in Miller & Brown (1981) and as a synonym of Papilio in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Subsequent authors, i. e. Tyler et al. (1994), Lamas (2004) and Shiraiwa & Grishin (2014), have retained Heraclides as valid.
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