Allancastria cerisyi (Eastern Festoon, Östlicher Osterluzeifalter)
Allancastria cerisyi, also called Eastern Festoon or Östlicher Osterluzeifalter is a very charming butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Asia). The first description was in 1824 by Godart. With a wingspan of 4.5 – 5.5 cm the Eastern Festoon is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is white or yellowish with black and red spots. Hind wings have little tails.
The Eastern Festoon, Allancastria cerisyi is from Palaearctic (Europe and Asia), but its biggest distribution is in Asia.