Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Dragon/Green Swallowtail, female

Sericinus montela

Description:

Wingspan approx. 45~50mm. Female of a species I spotted previously.

Habitat:

This one was near a small river in tall grasses on the steep banks. Please follow the links provided for more details.

Notes:

Obviously a swallowtail of some sort, but I'm not finding much info on what's in S. Korea. Update: Female Dragon Swallowtail. Many, many thanks to bayucca!

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago
Sericin Swallowtail
Sericinus montela Sericinus montela


Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

AudieWilkins
AudieWilkins 6 years ago

Thank you so much, bayucca!! The links you provided are fascinating and will occupy me for a while. I will edit/update this spotting soon. I am very grateful to you for teaching me! :D

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

It is a special pleasure for me to give you my ID #8000!!
Papilionidae, Parnassinae, Luehdorfiini, Sericinus montela, female (!). An extremely complex and variable group of swallowtails. There are many subspecies around. Yours looks a little bit worn, so the markings are no more so strong. Sericinus telamon is a synonym.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sericinus_m...
http://lepidoptera.pro/taxonomy/15100
http://www.globis.insects-online.de/spec...
http://www.nies.go.jp/biodiversity/invas...
http://globis-images.insects-online.de/i...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/favonius/6...
ftp://ftp.funet.fi/index/Tree_of_life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/papilionoidea/papilionidae/parnassiinae/sericinus/index.html
http://rusinsects.com/s-mont.htm

AudieWilkins
Spotted by
AudieWilkins

충청북도 (Chungcheongbuk-do), Republic of Korea

Spotted on Sep 26, 2014
Submitted on Sep 26, 2014

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team