Papilionoidea

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Papilionoidea
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Kamehameha
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Papilionoidea

Latreille, 1802
Families

The superfamily Papilionoidea (from the genus Papilio, meaning "butterfly") has all the butterflies except for the skippers, which are in the superfamily Hesperioidea, and the moth-like Hedyloidea.

Families of Papilionoidea[change | change source]

The six families of Papilionoidea are: