Papilio (Menelaides) polytes Linnaeus, 1758


South China


75 - 95 mm
Kleiner Mormon
Common Mormon
Mormon commun
Bướm phượng đen
Парусник полит
玉帶鳳蝶
シロオビアゲハ

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
RutaceaeAegle marmelosBael
Atalantia monophylla
Citrus aurantifoliaLime
Citrus aurantiumBitter orange
Citrus hystrixKaffir lime
Citrus limonLemon
Citrus maximaPomelo
Citrus reticulataMandarin orange
Citrus sinensisSweet Orange
Clausena excavata
Clausena lansiumWampee
Euodia
Glycosmis arborea
Murraya koenigiiCurry tree

Known subspecies

SpeciesAuthorLocus typicus
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes ledebouriaEschscholtz, 1821Philippines
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes luijidongiH. Huang, 2003China, North-West Yunnan, Nidadan, Nujian valley
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes mandaneRothschild, 1895West China
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes nikobarusFelder & Felder, 1862
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes palewensisNakamura, 1933
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes pasikratesFruhstorfer, 1898
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes polytesLinnaeus, 1758
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes romulusCramer, 1775
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes steffiPage & Treadaway, 2003
Papilio (Menelaides) polytes stichioidesEvans, 1912
Distribution
Images
Adult, upperside.

© Tetsuya Shimizu
Japan
Adult, upperside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Tetsuya Shimizu
Japan
Copulating pair.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
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