Papilio polymnestor

Blue Mormon
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Scienteefic clessification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Papilio
Species: P. polymnestor
Binomial name
Papilio polymnestor
Cramer, 1775

Papilio polymnestor, the blue Mormon, is a lairge swallaetail butterflee foond in Sooth Indie an Sri Lanka. It is the "state butterflee" o the Indie state o Maharashtra.[1]


  1. RASHID, OMAR (23 Juin 2015). "Maharashtra gets 'State butterfly'". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 Juin 2015.