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Papilio agestor Gray, 1831

Имаго  Papilio agestor


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

Species name(s)

Papilio agestor Gray, 1831 = Chilasa agestor = Papilio agestor agestorides Fruhstorfer, 1909. [9, 85, PC]

Tawny Mime.



Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Papilio agestor

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Chilasa agestor. [PC81].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 80-95 mm. This spesies mimics Parantica sita, but larger, UpH reddish brown, both wings marked with silver-gray in cell and spots around the cell. [144].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Persea kerzii. [144].

Subspecies of Papilio agestor


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21.01.2015 18:15, Alex Dumchus

In Chilasa

07.04.2012 21:42, Vasiliy Feoktistov

DescriptionParantica sita

04.03.2011 11:13, Vasiliy Feoktistov

View famous for its imitation of their poisonous and inedible butterfly of the family Nymphalidae (Danainae): Parantica sita Kollar, 1844.

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