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Pachliopta aristolochiae (Fabricius, 1775)

Имаго  Pachliopta aristolochiae


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae genus Pachliopta → species Pachliopta aristolochiae

Species name(s)

Pachliopta aristolochiae (Fabricius, 1775) = Papilio diphilus = Atrophaneura aristolochiae = Papilio adamas = Papilio asteris = Papilio aristolochiae Fabricius, 1775 = Papilio aristolochiae formosensis Rebel, 1906 = Tros aristolochiae = Pachlioptera aristolochiae = Papilio ascanius Linnaeus, 1768 = Papilio aristolochiae mamilius Fruhstorfer, 1908. [9, 85, 187, PC]

The Common Rose.



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Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Pachliopta aristolochiae

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Papilio diphilus; Atrophaneura aristolochiae; Papilio adamas; Papilio asteris. [PC81].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 65-85 mm. UP is black, HW (hind - wing) with five elongate white spots surrounding the cell. Similar to P. adamsoni but submarginal spots are darker, reddish black. Female is larger and slightly paler than the male. HW of subsp. asteris is narrower than that of goniopeltis especially the white spots at beyond the cell and sometimes spot in space 5 may be absent. [144].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Растения рода Aristolochia (сем. Aristolochiaceae) и это подтверждает видовое название бабочки. [85].

Subspecies of Pachliopta aristolochiae


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