Papilio alexanor (ESPER 1799)


P.alexanor
Photo by Mario Maier. Papilio alexanor, May 2000, Samos

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pointer.gif (1285 Byte) Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
plate alexanor

Description:
You can find this very beautiful butterfly only at some places in southern Europe. It looks a bit like a mix between the Swallowtail and the Scarce Swallowtail. Most of the subfamily Papilioninae are located in the tropic countries.

Flight period:
One
brood, from April to July.

Larval host plants:
Apiaceae

Red List Germany: n.a.


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