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Apollo

Parnassius apollo

Description:

Large butterfly, 6 to 7 cm wingspan, mainly white in appearance, with black spots and red circles on wings.

Habitat:

Seen in large numbers in montane pastures of Jura range.

Notes:

This species is vulnerable by IUCN; and protected in France.

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3 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 weeks ago

Excellent spotting and beautiful photos, Zlatan! For me it was hard work at 15,000 ft for more than one hour to get a decent, presentable photo of an Apollo. But couldn't succeed.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 4 weeks ago

Thanks ornithoptera80

ornithoptera80
ornithoptera80 a month ago

It is so amazing to see them,Thanks for sharing(:

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.36, Long: 6.02

Spotted on Aug 6, 2019
Submitted on Aug 13, 2019

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