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Graphium antiphates (Cramer, [1775])

Самец  Graphium antiphates


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

Species name(s)

Graphium (Pathysa) antiphates (Cramer, [1775]) = Papilio antiphates Cramer, [1775] = Pathysa antiphates = Graphium anthipates = Graphium (Pathysa) antiphates = Pathysa albescens Chou; Yuan; Wang, 2000 = Papilio nebulosus Butler, 1881 = Pathysa antiphates insularis Eliot 1978 = Antiphates javanicus Eimer, 1889 = Papilio antiphates linga Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Antiphates continentalis Eimer, 1889 = Antiphates ceylonicus Eimer, 1889 = Papilio antiphates paetus Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio antiphates kalaoensis Rothschild, 1896 = Antiphates palawanicus Eimer, 1889 = Graphium antiphates tiomanus Moonen, 1984 = Papilio antiphates antiphonus Fruhstorfer, 1902. [9, 85, 187]

Fivebar Swordtail.



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Zoogeographical regions


Самец  Graphium antiphates

Detailed information with references


  • Graphium antiphates pompilius (Fabricius, 1787) = G.antiphates itamputi (Butler, 1885): wingspan 55-70 mm. UpF bears five black costal bars, UpH with a long and broad sword-tail, bordered by yellowish-white, tornal area rather dusky. The subsp. itampuri from the penincula Thailand is a synonym of pompilius in the current revision. [144].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Artabotrys siamensis, Desmos cochinchinensis, Melodorum siamensis, Uvaria grandiflora [144].

Subspecies of Graphium antiphates


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