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Bhutanitis lidderdalii Atkinson, 1873

Имаго  Bhutanitis lidderdalii


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Parnassiinae tribe Zerynthini genus Bhutanitis → species Bhutanitis lidderdalii

Species name(s)

Bhutanitis lidderdalii Atkinson, 1873 = Armandia lidderdalei = Bhutanitis lidderdalei = Bhutanitis lidderdalii nobucoae Morita 1997 = Armandia lidderdalii spinosa Stichel, 1907.

Bhutan Glory


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  Bhutanitis lidderdalii

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Bhutanitis lidderdalei; Armandia lidderdalei. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 100-120 mm. Sexes similar, antenna short, FW (fore - wing) elongate and rounded at apex, HW (hind - wing) with tails, the longest one at vein 4 and shorter ones at veins 3, 2 and 5; UP blackish - brown with yellowish markings, the red tornal area extended to vein 5 of HW, half filled in by a large black patch and two small white central spots. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Bhutanitis lidderdalii


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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