Papilio memnon

 © Bernard D'Abrera 2000

The photo shows unpalatable swallowtail model species (left) and palatable mimetic forms of female Papilio memnon (right).  At bottom is the Papilio memnon male.  This polymorphic, female-limited Batesian mimicry was first described by Alfred Russel Wallace (1865).

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Constructed: 19 October 2001