Byasa hedistus

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Byasa hedistus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Byasa
Species: B. hedistus
Binomial name
Byasa hedistus
(Jordan, 1928)[1][2]
  • Atrophaneura dasarada hedistus
  • Atrophaneura hedistus[3]

Byasa hedistus[1] is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae (swallowtails) that is found in northern Vietnam and southern China.[4]

Byasa hedistus is little known, with no information available on status. it is regarded by Bernard d'Abrera as a subspecies of Byasa dasarada.[5]


  1. ^ a b Häuser, Christoph L.; de Jong, Rienk; Lamas, Gerardo; Robbins, Robert K.; Smith, Campbell; Vane-Wright, Richard I. (28 July 2005). "Papilionidae – revised GloBIS/GART species checklist (2nd draft)". Entomological Data Information System. Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart, Germany. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  2. ^ Jordan, 1928 On the Latreillei-group of eastern Papilios Novitates Zoologicae 159-172, plates 6-7
  3. ^ Funet, Atrophaneura
  4. ^ Atrophaneura hedistus (Jordan, 1928)
  5. ^ D'Abrera, B. (1982). Butterflies of the Oriental Region. Part I. Papilionidae and Pieridae. Hill House, Victoria, Australia, xxxi + 244 pp.

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