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Southern Festoon
Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Papilionidae - swallowtails and apollos »  genus Zerynthia »  subgenus Zerynthia

Scientific synonyms

Papilio cassandra Geyer, 1828
Papilio creusa Meigen, 1829
Papilio hypsipyle Schulze, 1776

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Zerynthia polyxena - Southern Festoon

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Author: František Chládek

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Aristolochia clematitis L. - Birthwort

Included taxa

Number of records: 32

subspecies Zerynthia polyxena aemiliae Rocci, 1929
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena albanica Riemel, 1927
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena bosniensis Eisner, 1974
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena bryki Eisner, 1954
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena carmenae Sabariego & Martinez, 1991
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena cassandra (Geyer, 1828)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena cassandra-clara Verity, 1947
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena caucasiae Nardelli & Hirschfeld, 2002
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena decastroi Sala & Bollino, 1992
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena deminuta Verity, 1947
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena demnosia Freyer, 1833
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena gracilis Schultz, 1908
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena idaensis Eisner, 1974
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena latevittata (Verity, 1919)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena latiaris Stichel, 1907
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena linnea (Bryk, 1932)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena macedonia Eisner, 1974
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena michaelis Nardelli, 1993
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena microcreusa Verity, 1947
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena nemorensis (Verity, 1919)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena nigra Sijaric, 1989
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena padana Rocci, 1929
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena patrizii Nardelli, 1993
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena petrii (Bryk, 1932)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena polymnia (Millière, 1880)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena polyxena (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena reverdini Fruhstorfer, 1908
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena silana Storace, 1962
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena sontae Sijaric, 1989
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena taygetana Rosen, 1929
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena thesto Fruhstorfer, 1908
subspecies Zerynthia polyxena tristis de Lattin, 1950

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Zerynthia polyxena (Den. & Schiff., 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440682]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermuller 1775)]
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Zerynthia polyxena]
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky - Bezobratlí, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Zerynthia polyxena (Denis et Schiffermüller,1775)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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