Parnassius mnemosyne (LINNAEUS, 1758)

Clouded Apollo

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Photo © by Mario Maier. Parnassius mnemosyne, 7th June 1993, Königsee / Bavaria

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pointer.gif (1285 Byte) Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Parnassiinae
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Like his brother Apollo, the Clouded Apollo is one of the most endangered butterfly species, but he is less conspicuously colored and looks more like some Pieridae.

Flight period:
One brood from May to July.

Larval host plants:
Corydales species.

Red List Germany: 1

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