Taxon profile


False Apollo
Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)

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

Scientific synonyms

Papilio apollinus Herbst, 1798
Doritis apollinus (Herbst, 1798)
Papilio pythius Esper, 1805
Papilio thia Hübner, 1805

Near Threatened


Archon apollinus - False Apollo

Author: Robert Nash

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Bulgaria, Greece, Asia: Iraq, Syria, Turkey

* List of countries might not be complete

Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

varietas Archon apollinus var. bellargus (Staudinger, 1892)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440704]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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