Seq # 430010010

Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Aug. 14, 2018, 10:24 a.m.


A very rare vagrant in Flanders, local and endangered in the south of Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Papilionidae > Subfamily: Papilioninae > Tribus: Graphiini > Genus: Iphiclides > Species: Iphiclides podalirius
Vernacular names
Koningspage (NL), Scarce Swallowtail (EN), Flambé (FR), Segelfalter (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 14.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Cocoon/pupa


Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year: in May and June, and in August and September. This second generation is only partial.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Prunus

The larva lives mainly on Prunus spinosa, but also on Crataegus monogyna.

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