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Graphium agetes (Westwood, 1843)

Имаго  Graphium agetes

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Graphium (Pathysa) agetes (Westwood, 1843) = Papilio agetes Westwood, 1843 = Pathysa agetes = Graphium agetes agetes = Pathysa agetes chinensis Chou & Li 1994 = Papilio agetes kinabalensis Tetens & Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio agetes tenuilineatus Fruhstorfer, 1901 = Papilio agetes iponus Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio agetes insularis Staudinger, 1895.

Fourbar Swordtail

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:15245

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Indo-Malayan.

Имаго  Graphium agetes

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 45-60 mm. The following four swordtail butterflies, HW bears untwisted sword-shaped tail at least 14 mm long and a distinctive pattern of transverse black bars or bands on a white background. This species, FW has four black bars, the postdiscal bar met the black border at vein 3 or between 2 and 3. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Cryptolepis buchanani [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Graphium agetes

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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