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Graphium macareus (Godart, [1819])

Имаго  Graphium macareus


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

Species name(s)

Graphium (Paranticopsis) macareus (Godart, [1819]) = Papilio macareus Godart, 1819 = Papilio striatus Zinken, 1831 = Paranticopsis macareus = Arisbe (Paranticops) macareus = Papilio striatus Lathy, 1899 = Papilio macaristus Grose Smith, 1887 = Papilio macareus indochinensis Fruhstorfer, 1901 = Papilio macareus albinovanus Fruhstorfer , 1908 = Graphium macareus burmensis Moonen, 1984 = Papilio macareus palanus Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio macareus masformis Lathy , 1899 = Papilio macareus perakensis Fruhstorfer, 1899 = Papilio macareus serda Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio macareus palawanicola Koçak, 1980 = Papilio macareus lioneli Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio maccareus maccabaeus Staudinger, 1889 = Papilio maccareus borneensis Staudinger, 1889 = Papilio maccareus xanthosoma Staudinger, 1889.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Graphium macareus

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 55-75 mm. The zebra butterflies used to place in the genus Paranticopsis, FW is not produced, HW rounded or crenulated, dark brown with pale greenish-white markings, usually with a series of narrow marginal white spots in each space and tailless. This species, HW is cell rather long and narrow. Sexes alike, UP bears a narrow greenish white stripe in each space. Subsp. gyndes bears comparatively narrow stripes than in indochinensis and indochinensis bears also narrower stripes than in perakensis. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Graphium macareus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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