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Papilio alcmenor C. & R. Felder, [1864]

Имаго  Papilio alcmenor


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

Species name(s)

Papilio (Princeps) alcmenor C. & R. Felder, [1864] = Menelaides alcmenor = Papilio rhetenor = Papilio icarius = Papilio alcmenor alcmenor = Papilio erythrotaeniata Wang & Niu, 2002 = Papilio rhetenor annaeus Fruhstorfer , 1908 = Papilio rhetenor turificator Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio rhetenor albolunata Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio rhetenor nautes Oberthür, 1918 = Papilio rhetenor publilius Fruhstorfer, 1909 = Papilio rhetenor platenius Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Papilio rhetenor nausithous Oberthür, 1918 = Papilio rhetenor sulpitius Fruhstorfer, 1909. [9, 85, 187, PC]




Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Papilio alcmenor

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Menelaides alcmenor; Papilio rhetenor; Papilio icarius. [PC81].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Papilio alcmenor alcmenor Westwood, 1841: wingspan 90-110 mm. In male of a typical form, leucocelis Jordan, 1909 usually tailess, UP is black, filled in by a red-centered black spot and also with a large oval white spot in space 2 which divided by filing in large black spot; UN black with a reddish patch at the base of FW (fore - wing), entering HW (hind - wing), broadly along the dorsum, covering most of space 2 and 1b. A short tailed form, HW with a short tail at vein 3 and another broad long tail a broad white discal patch at end cell covering the base of spaces 4-6. [144].

Subspecies of Papilio alcmenor


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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27.02.2015 2:48, Peter Khramov

Let's call each other and try to sync again.

20.02.2015 15:29, Alex Dumchus

Again some nonsense with the replacement of ph! I tried to replace the picture, just somewhere left two pictures. As I'm sick of it !!!

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