Bhutanitis thaidina


Bhutanitis thaidina
Chinese Three-tailed Swallowtail
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Bhutanitis
Species: B. thaidina
Binomial name
Bhutanitis thaidina
Blanchard, 1871
Synonyms

Armandia thaidina

Bhutanitis thaidina (Blanchard, 1871) the Chinese Three-tailed Swallowtail is a rare species of swallowtail.

The butterfly is found in Tibet and China. The larva feeds on Aristolochia Aristolochia moupinensis.

References

  • Collins, N.M. & Morris, M.G. (1985) Threatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World. IUCN. ISBN 2-88032-603-6

External references

  • TOL Taxonomic discussion.