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Graphium aristeus Stoll, 1780

Имаго  Graphium aristeus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Leptocircini genus Graphium subgenus Pathysa → species Graphium aristeus

Species name(s)

Graphium (Pathysa) aristeus Stoll, 1780 = Papilio aristeus Stoll, [1780] = Papilio pherecrates C. & R. Felder, [1865] = Papilio timocrates C. & R. Felder, 1865 = Papilio aristeus parmatinus Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Pathysa aristeus = Pathysa aristea = Arisbe (Pathysa) aristeus = Papilio parmatus Gray, [1853 = Papilio anticrates Doubleday, 1846 = Papilio aristeoides Eimer, 1889 = Pathysa aristea hainanensis Chou & Gu 1994 = Papilio aristeus aristinus Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio aristeus pedo Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio anticrates nigricans Eimer, 1889 = Papilio aristeus nigricans Eimer, 1889 = Papilio aristeus parmatinus Fruhstorfer, 1907.

Chain Swordtail


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Graphium aristeus

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Graphium aristeus hermocrates (C. & R. Felder, 1865): wingspan 50-60 mm. Similar to G. nomius but UpF with a straight row of submarginal white spots and all are in line, HW narrower and less crenulated at the end of veins 5-7, white discal band on both wings is narrow. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Graphium aristeus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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18.10.2013 10:09, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Papilio aristeus synonym Papilio menatius

17.10.2013 19:36, Alex Dumchus

Well, catch. The rest promised on Saturday

17.10.2013 18:28, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Kind of made: wait photo.

17.10.2013 17:31, Alex Dumchus

Similarly, P.aristeus not in the database. if you add a view on Saturday will give foty.

17.10.2013 17:29, Alex Dumchus

Type one, P. or Gr.? Or have I missed something?

17.10.2013 17:27, Peter Khramov

Modernizing citizens who see where you can add a view, add pliz.

17.10.2013 17:25, Alex Dumchus

Lord, Papilio aristeus, registered in the U-America, along with menatius, garamas et al., And in SE Asia Gr.aristeus, I have, for example, from the Philippines. This is a different species, and even genera, too!

17.10.2013 15:47, Peter Khramov

People, and Papilio aristeus exactly synonymous? He never even looked like. It is necessary to establish the form in the database, or it is still something of a synonym?

15.01.2011 5:14, Dmitriy Pozhogin

anticrates - NE India
hermocrates - most of Peninsular SE Asia including Laos, Viet Nam, SE China, Borneo and Palawan and the Philippines, and Java
palasarinus - Bali
puella - Sumatra
erebos - Sumbawa
timocrates -Buru, Bachan, Halmahera
aristeus - Ceram, Ambon
parmatus - New Guinea and N Queensland
paron - New Britain, New Ireland, Manus island

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