Eurytides protesilaus (Linnaues, 1758)

Tingo Maria, Peru 6/96 ssp protesilaus

    Wide range from Costa Rica south to S Brazil and Argentina. Generally common. Four subspecies, pictured is the nominate race which occurs throughout the Amazon Basin.
        dariensis - Costa Rica south to Venezuela
        protesilaus - Amazon Basin
        archesilaus - Central (Andean) and W Colombia and Ecuador south to N Peru
        nigricornis - SE Brazil and N Argentina. Coastal Mountains.

            embrikstrandii, travassosi, pseudosilaus are intergrade forms from SE Brazil, at  one time considered full  species (rare).