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Atrophaneura semperi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Atrophaneura
Higher classification  Atrophaneura
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Papilionidae
Scientific name  Atrophaneura semperi
Rank  Species
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Similar  Butterfly, Swallowtail butterfly, Butterflies and moths, Insect, Atrophaneura dixoni

Atrophaneura semperi is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae that is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It is the type species for the genus.

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The wingspan is 12–15 cm. The wings are black. The body has red hairs. The underside of the hindwings contain some red markings. Females are dark brown with light pink markings on the upside of the wings.

Atrophaneura semperi Semperi Atrophaneura semperi male

The larvae feed on Aristolochia species.

Subspecies

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  • Atrophaneura semperi semperi (Philippines: Camiguin de Luzon, Polillo)
  • Atrophaneura semperi aphthonia (Rothschild, 1908) (Philippines: Camiguin de Mindanao, Dinagar, Mindanao, Siargao)
  • Atrophaneura semperi melanotus (Staudinger, 1889) (Philippines: Palawan, Calamian group)
  • Atrophaneura semperi albofasciata (Semper, 1892) (Philippines: Mindoro)
  • Atrophaneura semperi supernotatus (Rothschild, 1895) (Philippines: Bohol, Cebu, Leyte, Panaon, Samar)
  • Atrophaneura semperi baglantis (Rothschild, 1908) (Philippines: Negros)
  • Atrophaneura semperi imogene Schröder & Treadaway, 1979 (Philippines: Sibuyan)
  • Atrophaneura semperi lizae Schröder & Treadaway, 1984 (Philippines: Panay)
  • Atrophaneura semperi sorsogona Page & Treadaway, 1996 (Philippines: south-eastern Luzon)
  • Atrophaneura semperi justini Page & Treadaway, 2003 (Philippines: Masbate)

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    References

    Atrophaneura semperi Wikipedia


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