Graphium delessertii

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Graphium delessertii
Graphium delessertii Female.jpg
Female
Graphium delessertii Male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Species: G. delessertii
Binomial name
Graphium delessertii
(Guérin-Méneville, 1839)[1]
Synonyms
  • Papilio delessertii Guérin-Méneville, 1839
  • Paranticopsis delessertii
  • Arisbe delesserti
  • Papilio catoris Grose-Smith, 1892
  • Papilio labienus Fruhstorfer, 1909
  • Papilio sacerdotalis Fruhstorfer, 1909
  • Papilio delessertii ab. albinistica Bryk, 1930
  • Papilio laodocus de Haan, 1840
  • Papilio melanides Erichson, 1843
  • Papilio dehaani Wallace, 1865

Graphium delessertii, the Malayan zebra, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae (swallowtails). It is found in Southeast Asia. The rare female resembles Ideopsis gaura. Despite the rarity of females Graphium delessertii is a common species, although threatened by deforestation in Java.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Graphium delessertii delessertii (Peninsular Malaya, Sumatra, Java, Bangka, Natuna, Borneo)
  • Graphium delessertii hyalinus (Fruhstorfer, 1901) (Nias)
  • Graphium delessertii palawanus (Staudinger, 1889) (Philippines: Palawan, Balabac)

References[edit]

  • Page, M.G.P & Treadaway, C.G. 2003 Schmetterlinge der Erde, Butterflies of the world Part XVII (17), Papilionidae IX Papilionidae of the Philippine Islands. Edited by Erich Bauer and Thomas Frankenbach Keltern: Goecke & Evers; Canterbury: Hillside Books. ISBN 978-3-931374-45-7