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Atrophaneura sycorax (Grose-Smith, 1885)

Самец  Atrophaneura sycorax


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

Species name(s)

Atrophaneura sycorax (Grose-Smith, 1885) = Papilio egertoni = Papilio sycorax Grose-Smith, 1885.


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Atrophaneura sycorax

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Papilio egertoni. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Atrophaneura sycorax egertoni (Distant, 1886). Wingspan 100-120 mm. Both sexes bear prominent white collar at prothorax and with more than the apical half of the body yellowish-white with black markings. UP is black and the distal half of HW (hind - wing) is grayish-blue, with two series of rathr large interneural black spots. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Atrophaneura sycorax


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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