Graphium

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Graphium
Graphium agamemnon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Ditrysia
Infraorder: Rhopalocera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Leptocircini
Genus: Graphium
Scopoli, 1777
Species

(Incomplete list; 100+ total)
Graphium agamedes
Graphium agamemnon
Graphium angolanus
Graphium antheus
Graphium antiphates
Graphium aristeus
Graphium arycles
Graphium bathycles
Graphium cloanthus
Graphium codrus
Graphium colonna
Graphium delessertii
Graphium doson
Graphium eurous
Graphium eurypylus
Graphium evemon
Graphium glycerion
Graphium idaeoides
Graphium leonidas
Graphium macleayanus
Graphium megarus
Graphium nomius
Graphium policenes
Graphium polistratus
Graphium porthaon
Graphium sarpedon
Graphium tynderaeus
Graphium weiskei
Graphium xenocles

Graphium is a genus of swallowtail butterflies. They are commonly known as swordtails. They are native to Eurasia, Africa, and Oceania. The genus has over 100 species. These species are mostly tropical. Their coloration is variable. Their habitat varies from rainforests to savannahs. Some species have tails on their hind wings which may be long and swordlike. Others do not have any tails. Graphium species are often seen at mud puddles.