Photos for easy identification
Here you can see some photos of Paulogramma pyracmon peristera. Paulogramma pyracmon is a member of the
The forewings are black. At the pinion there is a little, white spot. The wing is dominated by a big, red area.
The underside of Paulogramma pyracmon is black. The wing is dominated by a big, red area. There is a thin, blue stripe at the outer edge. At the pinion there is a broad, yellow stripe. There is a broad, blue strip at the wing leading edge.
The hind wings of Paulogramma pyracmon are black. The outer edge is a little bit wavy. There is a red area in the middle of wing. Afterwards there shines an area by violet structure color.
The underside is yellow. There are two black spots in the middle of wing. Each of these spots has two whitish and bluish cores. The outer edge is black. Next to the outer edge there is a black and blue stripe. Next to the body there are two black stripes.
The body is black, but the underside has some white or yellow stripes.
Sex differences: ---
The first description of this butterfly was in 1824 by Godart. There is only one subspecies.
- Paulogramma pyracmon peristera [Hewitson, 1853]
Protection provisions / Red List
- CITES: (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora):
-no entry- (as at 23.06.2005)
- 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 2004) (see: www.redlist.org/)
Similar and closely-related species
Paulogramma pyracmon Godart 1824
Classification / Taxonomy / Family tree
- Kingdom: ANIMALIA
- Phylum: ARTHROPODA
- Class: INSECTA
- Order: LEPIDOPTERA
- Suborder: DITRYSIA
- Superfamily: PAPILIONOIDEA
- Family: NYMPHALIDAE
- Subfamily: BIBLIDINAE
- Tribe: CALLICORINI
- Genus: PAULOGRAMMA
- Specific name: PYRACMON