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Parnassius phoebus (Small Apollo Alpen Apollo) PHOTO UPDATE!
Parnassius phoebus, also called as Small Apollo or Alpen Apollo is a very nice butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Asia). The first description was in 1793 by Fabricius. With a wingspan of 4,5 – 5,5 cm the Small Apollo is a small member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The butterfly is white and translucent with black and red spots.
Iphiclides podalirinus is a butterfly from the . The first description was in 1890 by Oberthür. The wingspan is about 6 – 7 cm. Iphiclides podalirinus is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of this butterfly is dark-brown with yellow and red stripes. The hind wings have long tails.
The following genera are members of the family Papilionidae (Swallowtails, Swordtails) and they are represented in this ecozone.