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Papilio gigon

Papilio gigon is a butterfly of the Papilionidae family. It is confined to islands in eastern Indonesia (Sulawesi, Sula and Talaud), but common where found [1].

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The wingspan is 120–130 mm.

The larvae feed on Citrus species and Euodia latifolia, Euodia roxburghiana, and Glycosmis pentaphylla.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Papilio gigon gigon (Sulawesi)
  • Papilio gigon mangolinus Fruhstorfer, 1899 (Sula Islands)
  • Papilio gigon neriotes Rothschild, 1908 (Talaud, Sangir)

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