Atrophaneura dixoni is a
Photos for easy identification
Here you can see some photos of Atrophaneura dixoni (male above / female below). Atrophaneura dixoni is a member of the
The fore wings are black. The veins partly bordered by brown colour.
The underside of Atrophaneura dixoni is very similar to the upside.
The hind wings of Atrophaneura dixoni are black. The edge is a little bit wavy. Next to the body there is a brown area.
The underside is black. A red band dominates the wing. At the edge there are three little red spots.
The body (abdomen) is black. Head and thorax are black. Some parts of the underside of thorax and abdomen are red.
Sex differences: The female covers the upper range of the wing-span. The basic colour of the female is brown or dark-brown. The veins are bordered by white colour. The underside of the hind wings has a red band and a chain of red spots.
Atrophaneura dixoni is a butterfly from the Australasia / Indomalaya (Australia) ecozone. You can observe this butterfly in Indonesia.
The first description of this butterfly was in 1900 by Grose-Smith. There are no subspecies.
Here you can see some macro photos of Atrophaneura dixoni.
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
Atrophaneura dixoni Grose-Smith 1900
Classification / Taxonomy / Family tree
- Kingdom: ANIMALIA
- Phylum: ARTHROPODA
- Class: INSECTA
- Order: LEPIDOPTERA
- Suborder: DITRYSIA
- Superfamily: PAPILIONOIDEA
- Family: PAPILIONIDAE
- Subfamily: PAPILIONINAE
- Tribe: TROIDINI
- Genus: ATROPHANEURA
- Specific name: DIXONI