Taxon profile


Scarce Swallowtail
Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Papilio podalirius Linnaeus, 1758
Papilio (Cosmodesmus) podalirius Linnaeus, 1758
Cosmodesmus podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)





Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Iphiclides podalirius centralasiae (Rosen, 1929)
subspecies Iphiclides podalirius persica (Verity, 1911)
subspecies Iphiclides podalirius podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Iphiclides podalirius virgatus (Butler, 1865)
subspecies Iphiclides podalirius xinyuanensis Huang & Murayama, 1992

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440667]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Iphiclides podalirius]
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 Iphiclides podalirius (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 Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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