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Family - Papilionidae
(The Swallowtail Butterflies)



Swallowtail butterflies are large, colorful butterflies that form the family Papilionidae. There are over 550 species, and most are tropical, members of the family are found on all continents except Antarctica. The family includes the largest butterflies in the world, the birdwing butterflies of Australia.

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