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Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Iphiclides podalirius)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Graphiini genus Iphiclides → species Iphiclides podalirius

Species name(s)

Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio podalirius = Papilio sinon Poda, 1761 = Papilio flammeus Fourcroy, 1785 = Podalirius europaeus Swainson, 1832 = Papilio podalirius nigrescens Eimer, 1889 = Papilio virgatus Butler, 1865 = Papilio Podalirius smyrnensis Eimer, 1889 = Papilio Podalirius undecimlineatus Eimer, 1889 = Papilio Podalirius decemlineatus Eimer, 1889 = Papilio Podalirius nigrescens Eimer, 1889 = Papilio Podalirius novemlineatus Eimer, 1889.

Scarce Swallowtail


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

Forewing length

36—40 mm.

Primary colors

Red, Yellow, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Iphiclides podalirius)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Papilio podalirius. [85]. Peter Khramov.


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  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian , Southern Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Prunus, Pyrus, Malus, Sorbus, Crataegus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Iphiclides podalirius


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Maxim Schwarz, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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19.06.2015 14:25, Vasiliy Feoktistov

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