Papilio iswaroides is a
Photos for easy identification
Here you can see some photos of Papilio iswaroides. Papilio iswaroides is a member of the
The fore wings are black.
The underside of Papilio iswaroides is black. At the wing leading edge there are six yellow stripes. At the outer edge there are many, yellow stripes.
The hind wings of Papilio iswaroides are black and they have tails. The edge is wavy. The wing is dominated by a broad, yellow area. At the inner edge there are two, red eye-spots.
The underside is black. The wing is dominated by a three large yellow spots. Some veins are yellow. Next to the body the wing is spotted by yellow scales. At the outer edge there is a chain of yellow spots. At the inner edge there are three red, spots.
The body is black.
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Papilio iswaroides is a butterfly from the Australasia / Indomalaya (Australia) ecozone. You can observe this butterfly in Indonesia and Malaysia.
The first description of this butterfly was in 1898 by Fruhstorfer. There is only one subspecies.
- Papilio iswaroides curtisi [Jordan, 1909]
Here you can see some macro photos of Papilio iswaroides.
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
Papilio iswaroides Fruhstorfer 1898
Classification / Taxonomy / Family tree
- Kingdom: ANIMALIA
- Phylum: ARTHROPODA
- Class: INSECTA
- Order: LEPIDOPTERA
- Suborder: DITRYSIA
- Superfamily: PAPILIONOIDEA
- Family: PAPILIONIDAE
- Subfamily: PAPILIONINAE
- Tribe: PAPILIONINI
- Genus: PAPILIO
- Specific name: ISWAROIDES