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Papilio anchisiades
(swallowtail)

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Papilio anchisiades (swallowtail)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Papilio anchisiades
  • Preferred Common Name
  • swallowtail
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Papilio anchisiades Esper

Preferred Common Name

  • swallowtail

Other Scientific Names

  • Papilio idaeus Fabricius

International Common Names

  • Spanish: cabeza de perro; perro del naranjo

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Papilionidae
  •                             Genus: Papilio
  •                                 Species: Papilio anchisiades

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

North America

Costa RicaPresentCABI (Undated)
Dominican RepublicPresentSchotman (1989)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentSchotman (1989)

South America

French GuianaPresentSchotman (1989)
GuyanaPresentSchotman (1989)
SurinamePresentSchotman (1989)

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Camponotus rectangularis Predator Costa Rica Citrus

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

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