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Old World Swallowtail (Koninginnenpage)




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Old World Swallowtail - Papilio machaon - Koninginnenpage
Southwest-Europe and North-Africa.

The following 41 subspecies are being recognized:
Papilio machaon britannicus - Great Brittain;
Papilio machaon lapponica - North-Europe;
Papilio machaon machaon - Central-Europe;
Papilio machaon gorganus - South-Europe, Ural, Caucasus Major;
Papilio machaon melitensis - Malta;
Papilio machaon maxima - Morocco;
Papilio machaon mauretanica - North-Africa;
Papilio machaon syriacus - Caucasus minor, Armenia, Talysh mountains;
Papilio machaon muetingi - southern Arabia, United Arab Emirates;
Papilio machaon weidenhofferi - Iran;
Papilio machaon suroia - Manipur, Assam, Northeast-India;
Papilio machaon centralis - Turan, West-Tian-Shan, Ghissar, Darvaz, Alai, West-Pamirs;
Papilio machaon ladakensis - East-Pamirs;
Papilio machaon kiyonobu - Tibet;
Papilio machaon sikkimensis - Tibet;
Papilio machaon annae - China (Qinghai);
Papilio machaon taliensis - China (North-Yunnan);
Papilio machaon montanus - China (West-Sichuan, Southwest-Gansu, East-Qinghai, Northwest-Yunnan);
Papilio machaon kunkalaschani - China (West-Sichuan);
Papilio machaon chinensis - China (Sichuan);
Papilio machaon archias China (Southern-Sichuan);
Papilio machaon sachalinensis - China (Sakhalin);
Papilio machaon asiaticus
Papilio machaon baijangensis China (Xinjiang);
Papilio machaon neochinensis - China (Ta-tsien-ju);
Papilio machaon oreinus - China (Tian-Shan);
Papilio machaon birmanicus - Myanmar (southern Shan states);
Papilio machaon verityi - North-Burma, Shan States, South-Yunnan;
Papilio machaon sylvina - Taiwan;
Papilio machaon orientis - Altai, Sayan, Transbaikalia, North-Amur, Far East;
Papilio machaon ussuriensis - South-Amur, North- and Central-Ussuri;
Papilio machaon schapiroi - Southern-Ussuri;
Papilio machaon hippocrates - Japan;
Papilio machaon septentrionalis - Kurils;
Papilio machaon kamtschadalus - Kamchatka;
Papilio machaon aliaska - Chukot Peninsula, Alaska to northern British Columbia;
Papilio machaon brucei - Alberta, Saskatchewan to Nebraska, Utah;
Papilio machaon hudsonianus - Alberta to Quebec;
Papilio machaon pikei - Quebec;
Papilio machaon oregonius - South-British Columbia to Oregon, Idaho;
Papilio machaon bairdii - Nevada to Kansas, Arizona, Colorado.

Of this species there are no Zoo Photo's available.


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