Photos for easy identification
The fore wings are white. The outer edge and the wing-tip is black.
The underside of Graphium endochus is very similar to the upside. Next to the body there is a red area. In the wing-tip there are some additional, white spots.
The hind wings of Graphium endochus are white. The edge is wavy and black.
The underside is very similar to the upside. But, at the outer edge there are some, additional red and white spots.
The body (abdomen) is black. The thorax and the head are black. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish.
Sex differences: ---
The first description of this butterfly was in 1836 by Boisduval. There are no subspecies.
Protection provisions / Red List
- CITES: (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora):
- EU regulation on trading with species of wild Fauna and Flora
- IUCN Red List of threatened species:
Similar and closely-related species
Graphium endochus Boisduval 1836
Classification / Taxonomy / Family tree
- Kingdom: ANIMALIA
- Phylum: ARTHROPODA
- Class: INSECTA
- Order: LEPIDOPTERA
- Suborder: DITRYSIA
- Superfamily: PAPILIONOIDEA
- Family: PAPILIONIDAE
- Subfamilie: PAPILIONINAE
- Tribe: LEPTOCIRCINI
- Genus: GRAPHIUM
- Specific name: ENDOCHUS