Papilio lampsacus Boisduval

Javan Swallowtail (Papilio lampsacus)

The Javan Swallowtail was described in 1836; it is restricted to the island of Java in Indonesia.

The species is not well known and is believed to be extinct; pinned specimens are still found in the trade and are sold at very high prices.


Photo: Denver Museum of Nature & Science


edited: 15.01.2024