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Papilio helenus (Red helen swallowtail)


Wikipedia Abstract

Papilio helenus, the red Helen, is a large swallowtail butterfly found in forests of southern India and parts of Southeast Asia.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Papilio demolion (Banded swallowtail)1
Papilio dialis (Swallowtail)1
Papilio memnon (Great mormon swallowtail)4
Papilio protenor (Tiger swallowtail)2
Phyllocnistis citrella (Citrus leafminer)2


Pollinator of 
Clerodendrum trichotomum (harlequin glorybower)[1]
Pittosporum tobira (Japanese cheesewood)[1]
Weigela hortensis[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dierenpark Emmen


Brunei; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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