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Atrophaneura polyeuctes (Doubleday, 1842)

Самец  Atrophaneura polyeuctes


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Troidini genus Atrophaneura → species Atrophaneura polyeuctes

Species name(s)

Atrophaneura polyeuctes (Doubleday, 1842) = Papilio polyeuctes = Papilio philoxenus = Byasa polyeuctes = Papilio lama = Papilio hostilius = Papilio nepenthes = Tros philoxenus = Parides philoxenus = Atrophanerua polyeuctes = Atrophaneura polyeuctes polyeuctes.


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Red, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Atrophaneura polyeuctes

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Papilio polyeuctes; Papilio philoxenus; Byasa polyeuctes; Papilio lama; Papilio hostilius; Papilio nepenthes. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Atrophaneura polyeuctes polyeuctes (Doubleday, 1842): wingspan 85-110 mm. Similar to P. dasarada but UpH with an oblong white patch in space 5 and a white spot below it in space4; submarginal spot in space 4 reddish. This species used to be placed in another pre-occupied name, Atrophaneura philoxenus (Gray). [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Atrophaneura polyeuctes


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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