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Graphium nomius Esper, 1799

Имаго  Graphium nomius


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

Species name(s)

Graphium (Pathysa) nomius Esper, 1799 = Papilio nomius Esper, 1799 = Papilio orestes Fabricius, 1793 = Papilio heroicus meges Hübner, [1803-1804] = Papilio niamus Godart, 1819 = Pathysa nomius = Pathysa nomius hainana Chou, 1994.

Spot Swordtail


Zoogeographical regions


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Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Graphium nomius swinhoei (Moore, 1878): wingspan 60-85 mm. UpF bear broad five'black bars and a row of rounded submarginal white spots, the spot in space 7 is shifted out of line with others. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Miliusa tomentosum, Miliusa velutina [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Graphium nomius


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Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

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15.01.2011 5:04, Dmitriy Pozhogin

3 subspecies
swinhoei Assam- Indochina
hainana Hainan
nomius Sri Lanka- India

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