Taxon profile


Clouded Apollo
Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Papilio mnemosyne Linnaeus, 1758 o
Driopa mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)
Adoritis mnemosyne
Papilio athene Stichel, 1908


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Corydalis solida (L.) Clairv. - Bird-in-a-bush

Related glossary terms

Distribution maps

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne bucharanus Bryk, 1912

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subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne craspedontis Fruhstorfer, 1908
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne falsus Pagenstecher, 1911
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne giganteus Staudinger, 1886
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne leonhardianus Fruhstorfer, 1917
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne litavius Bryk, 1912
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne nivalis Grose-Smith, 1908
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne ochraceus Austaut, 1891
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne sandecensis Chrostowski, 1964
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne silesiacus Fruchstorfer, 1916
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne sitowskii Chrostowski, 1964
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne ucrainicus Bryk & Eisner, 1932
subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne valentinae Sheljuzhko, 1943

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subspecies Parnassius mnemosyne weidingeri Bryk & Eisner, 1932

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440694]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Parnassius mnemosyne (Linné, 1758)]
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 Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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