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Phoebus Apollo Butterfly

Parnassius phoebus

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Small Apollo
Parnassius phoebus Parnassius phoebus
Mountain Apollo
Parnassius apollo Apollo (butterfly)

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1 Comment

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Hi Mancheli! Great spotting of a rare butterfly! This is Parnassius apollo and not Parnassius phoebus. Parnassius phoebus has an extra red spot at the apex of the forewings, as well as boldly striped antennae.

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Архангай, Mongolia

Spotted on Jul 8, 2007
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

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