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Family Papilionidae Latreille 1802 (swallowtail butterfly)

Insecta - Papilionoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 134830

Alternative spelling: Papilionides

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Papilionoidea according to R. de Jong 2017

Sister taxa: Archaeolycorea, Hesperiidae, Lithopsyche, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae, Pieridae, Riodinidae, Stolopsyche

Subtaxa: Luehdorfia, Papilioninae, Parnassiinae, Praepapilioninae

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer