Troides haliphron


Troides haliphron

Taxobox
name = Haliphron Birdwing



image_width = 250px
image_caption = Troides haliphron Male, upperside.
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Lepidoptera
familia = Papilionidae
genus = "Troides"
species = "T. haliphron"
binomial = "Troides haliphron"
binomial_authority = (Boisduval), 1836

Troides haliphron is a birdwing butterfly confined to Sulawesi and the lesser Sunda Islands.

Variation

A number of other subspecies have been described from different islands They are
*"celebensis" - possibly central Celebes (see Taxonomy)
*"haliphron" - South Celebes
*"naias" - Sumba
*"socrates" - Wetar and Sumbawa (probably a local form and not a subspecies)
*"selayarensis" - Selayar

Taxonomy

"Troides staudingeri" has at times been considered a subspecies of Troides haliphron. Subspecies celebensis-the status of this taxon is uncertain. It has been placed within Troides criton, and Troides oblongomaculata. It may be a hybrid with Troides helena hephaestus.

External links

* [http://www.nagypal.net/tthaliph.htm Troides haliphron at Ngypal]


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