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Papilio paris Linnaeus, 1758

Самец  Papilio paris


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Papilionini genus Papilio subgenus Achillides → species Papilio paris

Species name(s)

Papilio (Achillides) paris Linnaeus, 1758 = Papilio paris tissaphernes Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Princeps paris = Papilio (Achillides) paris = Papilio paris paris = Papilio tamilana Moore 1881 = Papilio prillwitzi Fruhstorfer, 1893 = Papilio paris neoparis Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Papilio paris chinensis Rothschild, 1895 = Papilio arjuna tenggerensis Fruhstorfer, 1893 = Papilio arjuna gedeensis Fruhstorfer, 1893 = Papilio paris splendorifer Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Papilio paris majestatis Fruhstorfer, 1907 = Achillides paris wittmanni Schäffler, 2004 = Papilio paris tissaphernes Fruhstorfer, 1907. [9, 85, 187]

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Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Papilio paris

Detailed information with references

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 95-110 mm. Male UP is black with metallic green dusting, FW with a series of shining green postdiscal spots at dorsum and faded down in the middle of the wing, HW with a large and brilliant green discal patch in spaces 4-6 not entering the cell, a red tornal spot with black-centered. Female is larger UpF postdiscal band is lighter. [144].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Evodia lepta, Evodia roxburghiana, Toddalia asiatica, Zanthoxylum limonella. [144].

Subspecies of Papilio paris


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Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

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