Papilio sataspes is a
Photos for easy identification
Here you can see some photos of Papilio sataspes. Papilio sataspes is a member of the
The fore wings are black.
The underside of Papilio sataspes is very similar to the upside. The basic colour is dark-brown. At the wing leading edge the veins are yellow. At the outer edge there are many, yellow stripes.
The hind wings of Papilio sataspes are black and they have tails. The edge is wavy. The wing is dominated by a broad, yellow area.
The underside is dark-brown. The wing is dominated by three large yellow spots. Next to the body the wing is spotted by yellow scales. At the outer edge there are some orange spots. At the inner edge there are two eye-spot.
The body is black, but the underside is dark-brown.
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Papilio sataspes is a butterfly from the Australasia / Indomalaya (Australia) ecozone. You can observe this butterfly in Indonesia.
The first description of this butterfly was in 1865 by C. & R. Felder. There are no subspecies.
Here you can see some macro photos of Papilio sataspes.
Protection provisions / Red List
- CITES: (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora):
-no entry- (as at 12.02.2008)
- EU regulation on trading with species of wild Fauna and Flora:
-no entry- (as at 19.08.2005)
- IUCN Red List of threatened species:
-no entry- (as at 2008)
Similar and closely-related species
Papilio sataspes C. & R. Felder 1865
Classification / Taxonomy / Family tree
- Kingdom: ANIMALIA
- Phylum: ARTHROPODA
- Class: INSECTA
- Order: LEPIDOPTERA
- Suborder: DITRYSIA
- Superfamily: PAPILIONOIDEA
- Family: PAPILIONIDAE
- Subfamily: PAPILIONINAE
- Tribe: PAPILIONINI
- Genus: PAPILIO
- Specific name: SATASPES