Family PAPILIONIDAE (2/2)

Last Updated: November 17, 2001



Luedorfia japonica

Japanese name: Gifu-cho
English name:
This species is endemic to Japan.
Single-brooded and occurs only in spring.
"Gifu" is the name of a prefecture in Japan.

Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY28M.JPG (43KB)
Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY30M.JPG (41KB)
Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY32M.JPG (44KB)
Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY39M.JPG (59KB)
Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.

Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY59M.JPG (49KB)
Yamatomachi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan.
May 5, 2000.

Photo by T. Kumon. T00MY64M.JPG (40KB)



Luedorfia puziloi

Japanese name: Hime-gifu-cho
English name:
Outside of Japan, this species can be found in Amur (Russia) and Korean Peninsula.
Single-brooded and occurs only in spring.
This species is close to Luedorfia japonica (Gifu-cho). "Hime" in Japanese name means "Princess".

Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY44M.JPG (39KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.
Flying.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY46M.JPG (17KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY47M.JPG (20KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY49M.JPG (44KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY50M.JPG (35KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY52M.JPG (46KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY53M.JPG (62KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY58M.JPG (40KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY63M.JPG (35KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY64M.JPG (39KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY65M.JPG (43KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY66M.JPG (32KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY67M.JPG (31KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY68M.JPG (51KB)
Minoto, Chino-shi, Nagano, Japan.
May 18, 1997.

Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY72M.JPG (28KB)



Byasa alcinous

Japanese name: Jakou-ageha
English name:
Outside of Japan, this species can be found in China and Korean Peninsula.
"Jakou" means "musk" and the Japanese name is derived from its odor.

Kamogawa-shi, Chiba, Japan.
May 5, 2001.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T01MY05M.JPG (46KB)
Kamikuiishiki-mura, Nishiyatsushiro-gun, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 2, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00JL16M.JPG (59KB)
Kamikuiishiki-mura, Nishiyatsushiro-gun, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 2, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00JL17M.JPG (60KB)
Kamikuiishiki-mura, Nishiyatsushiro-gun, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 2, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00JL20M.JPG (56KB)
Kamikuiishiki-mura, Nishiyatsushiro-gun, Yamanashi, Japan.
July 2, 2000.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T00JL22M.JPG (58KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
September 7, 1997.
Larva on food plant (Aristolochia ssp.).
Photo by T. Kumon. T97SP44M.JPG (11KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
September 7, 1997.
Larvae on food plant.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97SP45M.JPG (21KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 10, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY21M.JPG (35KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 10, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY24M.JPG (32KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 10, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY25M.JPG (31KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 10, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY26M.JPG (26KB)
Tamareien, Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 10, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97MY27M.JPG (37KB)



Sericinus montela

Japanese name: Hoso-o-cho
English name:
This species is distributed in China, Korea and the eastern Russia.
This is not original Japanese butterfly. It is said that this species was brought from Korea intentionally by someone in the late '70s. "Hoso-o" means "narrow tail".

Nakamichimachi, Higashiyatsushiro-gun,
Yamanashi, Japan. August 23, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97AU57M.JPG (33KB)
Nakamichimachi, Higashiyatsushiro-gun,
Yamanashi, Japan. August 23, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97AU81M.JPG (25KB)
Nakamichimachi, Higashiyatsushiro-gun,
Yamanashi, Japan. August 23, 1997.
Male.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97AU83M.JPG (30KB)
Nakamichimachi, Higashiyatsushiro-gun,
Yamanashi, Japan. August 23, 1997.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97AU87M.JPG (32KB)
Nakamichimachi, Higashiyatsushiro-gun,
Yamanashi, Japan. August 23, 1997.
Female.
Photo by T. Kumon. T97AU96M.JPG (35KB)



Graphium sarpedon

Japanese name: Aosuji-ageha
English name: Bule triangle
We can see this butterfly flying very fast even in the middle of the urban area. The host plant of this species is very popular as roadside trees.
"Aosuji" in Japanese name means blue line.

Okura-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehime, Japan.
August 12, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98AUB0M.JPG (32KB)
Okura-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehime, Japan.
August 13, 1998.
At the pool side.
Photo by T. Kumon. T98AUD2M.JPG (45KB)
Okura-cho, Niihama-shi, Ehime, Japan.
August 13, 1998.
At the pool side.
Photo by T. Kumon. T98AUD3M.JPG (44KB)
Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
May 25, 1996.
Spring form, male .
Photo by T. Kumon. T96MY70M.JPG (27KB)
Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
May 25, 1996.
Spring form, male .
Photo by T. Kumon. T96MY71M.JPG (30KB)
Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
May 25, 1996.
Spring form, male .
Photo by T. Kumon. T96MY72M.JPG (27KB)
Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
May 25, 1996.
Spring form, male .
Photo by T. Kumon. T96MY73M.JPG (33KB)
Kitakata, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba, Japan.
August 11, 1996.
Summer form.
Photo by T. Kumon. T96AU49M.JPG (23KB)
Kitakata, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba, Japan.
August 11, 1996.
Summer form.
Photo by T. Kumon. T96AU52M.JPG (17KB)



Parnassius glacialis

Japanese name: Usubashiro-cho
English name:
Outside of Japan, this species can be found in China. Single-blooded. "Shiro-cho" in Japanese name means "White butterfly", but this butterfly belongs to the family Papilionidae.

Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY05M.JPG (35KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY06M.JPG (28KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY07M.JPG (28KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY08M.JPG (24KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY09M.JPG (42KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.

Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY10M.JPG (34KB)
Minami-asakawamachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
Japan. May 2, 1998.
Flying.
Photo by T. Kumon. T98MY17M.JPG (20KB)
Mitake, Oume-shi, Tokyo, Japan.
May 26, 1996.

Photo by T. Kumon. T96MY90M.JPG (23KB)



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