Zerynthia rumina (LINNAEUS, 1758)

Spanish Festoon

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Photo by Mario Maier. Zerynthia rumina, Mai 6th 1999, St. Baume / France

More photos: 1 + 2 (by Paolo Henrique Rodrigues)


pointer.gif (1285 Byte) Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Parnassiinae

The Spanish Festoon is very similar to the Southern Festoon but there are more red spots and also small transparent spots on the forewings.

Flight period:
One brood from March to May.

Larval host plants:
Aristolochia species.

Red List Germany: n.a.

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