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Graphium eurypylus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самец  Graphium eurypylus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Leptocircini genus Graphium subgenus Idaides → species Graphium eurypylus

Species name(s)

Graphium (Idaides) eurypylus (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio eurypylus Linnaeus, 1758 = Chlorisses harrietta Swainson, 1851 = Semicaudati kochianus Koch, 1860 = Papilio eurypylus georgius Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio eurypylus priscus Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio eurypylus gabinus Fruhstorfer, 1909 = eurypilus = Arisbe (Eurypleana) eurypylus = Graphium (Graphium) eurypylus = Papilio arctofasciatus Lathy , 1899 = Papilio eurypylus aloricus Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio eurypylus lycaonides Rothschild, 1895 = Papilio eurypilus talboti Niepelt, 1921 = Papilio eurypilus praetorianus Niepelt, 1921 = Papilio eurypylus melampus Rothschild, 1896 = Papilio eurypylus rubroplaga Rothschild, 1895 = Papilio eurypylus extensus Rothschild, 1895 = Papilio eurypylus gabinus Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio eurypylus juba Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Papilio eurypylus daton Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Papilio eurypilus insularis Rothschild, 1896 = Papilio eurypylus lutorius Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio eurypylus georgius Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio eurypylus priscus Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio eurypilus sulanus Fruhstorfer, 1901 = Papilio sallastius Staudinger, 1895. [9, 85, 187]

The Great Jay.



Zoogeographical regions


Самец  Graphium eurypylus

Detailed information with references

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 55-65 mm. Similar toG. evemonin having dark costal bar conjoined with black basal band and with a red central spot. Subsp. mecisteusis smaller and with narrower greenish markings than those incheronus/ [144].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Michelia champaca, Melodorum siamensis [144].

Subspecies of Graphium eurypylus


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