Photos for easy identification
The fore wings are brown. In the middle of the wing there is a chain of large, yellowish spots.
The underside of Graphium fulleri is very similar to the upside.
The hind wings of Graphium fulleri are brown. The edge is wavy. Next to the body there is a large, yellowish area. At the outer edge there are two chains of little, yellowish spots.
The underside is very similar to the upside. Next to the body there is a red area with black 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 1883 by Grose-Smith. There is only one subspecies.
- Graphium fulleri boulleti [Le Cerf, 1912]
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 fulleri Grose-Smith 1883
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: FULLERI