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Papilio epycides Hewitson, [1864]

Имаго  Papilio epycides


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Papilionini genus Papilio → species Papilio epycides

Species name(s)

Papilio epycides Hewitson, [1864] = Chilasa epycides.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Papilio epycides

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Chilasa epycides. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 60-75 mm. UP is dark brown, marked with silver-gray stripes and long spots. It mimics with Parantica aglea, but differs in having a yellow spot at tornus of HW which is not present in Parantica. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Papilio epycides


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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21.01.2015 18:16, Alex Dumchus

In Chilasa

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