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Graphium empedovana (Corbet, 1941)

Имаго  Graphium empedovana


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

Species name(s)

Graphium (Idaides) empedovana (Corbet, 1941) = Graphium payeni empedovana = Papilio empedovana Corbet, 1941 = Graphium (Graphium) empedovana.


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Имаго  Graphium empedovana

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Graphium payeni empedovana. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 80-90 mm. Similar in the wing shape toG. sarpedonbut larger brownish-yellow, lighter at FW dorsum and basal half of HW, UpF with four large postdiscal brownish-yellow spots in spaces 2, 3, 4 and 6, much smaller spot in space 5 and 7 HW with a medium -long tail, about 8.0 mm. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Hernandia peltata [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Graphium empedovana


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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