Graphium empedovana

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Graphium empedovana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Graphium
Species: G. empedovana
Binomial name
Graphium empedovana
(Corbet, 1941)
Synonyms
  • Papilio empedovana Corbet, 1941

Graphium empedovana is a species of butterfly of the family Papilionidae, that is found in the Philippines (Balabac, Busuanga, Palawan).

Sometimes regarded as a subspecies of Graphium codrus and sometimes as conspecific with Graphium empedocles. D'Abrera, 1982: p. 96, places it as subspecies Graphium codrus empedovana.

The larva feeds on Hernandia peltata.

Subspecies[edit]

  • G. e. empedovana
  • G. e. inornatum
  • G. e. miurai
  • G. e. splendidulum

References[edit]

  • Collins, N. Mark; Morris, Michael G. (1985). Threatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World: The IUCN Red Data Book. Gland & Cambridge: IUCN. ISBN 978-2-88032-603-6 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  • 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
  • FuNet

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