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Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)

Имаго  Archon apollinus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Parnassiinae tribe Parnassiini genus Archon → species Archon apollinus

Species name(s)

Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798) = Papilio apollinus Herbst, 1798 = Papilio pythius Esper, 1805 = Papilio thia Hübner, [1805-1806] = amasina (Staudinger, 1901) = armeniaca Sheljuzhko, 1925 = wyatti Koçak, 1977 = annii Ondrias, Koutsaftikis & Douma-Petridou, 1979 = lichyi Carbonell & Brévignon, 1983 = nikodemusi Stüning & Wagener, 1989 = Archon apollinus drusica de Freina & Leestmans, 2003 = Papilio pythius Esper, 1805 = Papilio thia Hübner, [1806 = Archon apollinus nocticolor Stichel, 1907 = Archon apollinus wageneri Koçak, 1976 = Archon apollinus wyatti Koçak, 1976 = Archon apollinus annii Ondrias, Koutsaftikis & Douma-Petridou, 1979 = Archon apollinus lichyi Carbonell & Brevignon 1983 = Archon apollinus armeniaca Sheljuzhko 1925 = Doritis apollinus amasina Staudinger, 1901 = Doritis apollinus rubra Staudinger, 1892 = Doritis apollinus bellargus Staudinger, 1892 = Archon apollinus nikodemusi Stüning & Wagener, 1989 = Archon apollinus forsteri Koçak, 1977.

False Apollo


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

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

Имаго  Archon apollinus

Detailed information with references


  • Greece, Turkey - The European part. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands ?, North Aegean, Turkey (European part). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Aristolochia. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Archon apollinus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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