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Lamproptera curius (Fabricius, 1787)

Имаго  Lamproptera curius


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Leptocircini genus Lamproptera → species Lamproptera curius

Species name(s)

Lamproptera curius (Fabricius, 1787) = Leptocircus tutationis = Papilio curius Fabricius, 1787 = Leptocircus curius = Lamproptera curia = Lamproptera curius curius = Leptocircus curius libelluloides Fruhstorfer, 1898 = Leptocircus curius magistralis Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Leptocircus curius tutationis Fruhstorfer, 1909.


Zoogeographical regions


Самец  Lamproptera curius

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Leptocircus tutationis. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 25-37 mm. UP is black, FW with apical half transparent band except narrow border and black veins, discal band prominent white on both wings, HW with a long and twisted, white-tipped tail. Male bears a scent fold on UpH. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Illigera appendiculata, Illigera rhodantha [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Lamproptera curius


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Olga Averyanova, Eugene Karolinskiy.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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