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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 2
The swallowtails butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) from several area in Rokan Hulu District, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia

Rofiza Yolanda, Arief Anthonius Purnama

Papilionidae is a worldwide family, mostly tropical and containing many of largest and most beautiful insects, commonly known as swallowtails or birdwings butterflies. The objective of the present study was to explore the species of swallowtails butterflies in Rokan Hulu District, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. The sampling was done during November 2014 to January 2016 at nine areas of three Sub-district of Rokan Hulu District, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. We recorded 11 species of swallowtails butterflies belonging to 4 genera, namely Graphium agamemnon, G. antipathes, G. delessertii, G. evemon, Pachliopta aristolochiae, Papilio demoleus, P. demolition, P. memnon, P. nephelus, P. polytes and Troides amphrysus. The genus Papilio is the predominant in species number in this study.
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How to cite this article:
Rofiza Yolanda, Arief Anthonius Purnama. The swallowtails butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) from several area in Rokan Hulu District, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(2):521-524.
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