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Meandrusa payeni (Boisduval, [1836])

Имаго  Meandrusa payeni


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

Species name(s)

Meandrusa payeni (Boisduval, [1836]) = Dabasa payeni = Papilio payeni Boisduval, 1836 = Papilio evan Doubleday, 1845 = Papilio brunei Fruhstorfer, 1894 = Papilio payeni langsonensis Fruhstorfer, 1901 = Papilio evan evanides Fruhstorfer, 1902 = Papilio payeni ciminius Fruhstorfer, 1909.


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Имаго  Meandrusa payeni

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Dabasa payeni. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 75-95 mm. FW apex is sickle-shaped like, HW with a long shoe-shaped tail at vien 4, UP brown to dark brown, brownish-yellow at basal two-thirds of both wings. Subsp. ciminius has a darker border at FW apex than in langsonensis. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Litsea cubeba [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Meandrusa payeni


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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