Photos for easy identification
The forewings are black. A chain of large greenish spots dominates the wing. At the outer edge and at the front edge there are some greenish spots.
The underside of Graphium gudenusi is very similar to the upside. But, the basic colour is brown.
The hind wings of Graphium gudenusi are black and they have long tails. The edge is wavy. A greenish area dominates the wing. At the outer edge there is a chain of small, greenish spots.
The underside is very similar to the upside. But, there are additional red spots.
The body is black. The thorax and the head are black. The underside of all parts is yellowish.
Sex differences: ---
The first description of this butterfly was in 1911 by Rebel. There are no subspecies.
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 gudenusi Rebel 1911
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: GUDENUSI