Papilio iswara iswara  White, 1842

Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Up. Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Un. Papilio iswara iswara ♀ Up. Papilio iswara iswara ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Up. Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Un. Papilio iswara iswara ♀ Up. Papilio iswara iswara ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.M.Cotton)

ON : Papilio iswara White, 1842
OD : Entomologist 1:280.
TL : Penang, Malaysia.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Aur, Singapore, Sumatra, Banka.
Papilio iswara iswara Map

Type Material Information

♀, Type (red), Rh.10952, 40.5.26. Penang, W.Norris. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Papilio iswara iswara ; Pendlebury,1923 : 24. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram; Khao Luang)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Godfrey,1930 : 212-213 (Bangnara; Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Godfrey,1932a : 264. (P)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Pinratana,1977 : 37, figs.P26,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Pinratana & Eliot,1992 : 22,42 pl.30, figs.26,♂,♀ ; pl.34, fig.26,♂(Un). (Ranong; Trang)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 80, pl.12, figs.P27,♂(Un),♀(Un). (Yala)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2022.01.19)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 124, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone; Khlong Naka; Key Rap Nam; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 80, pl.11, figs.P25,♂(Un),♀(Un). (Yala)
Papilio iswara iswara ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Ranong; Yala) (accessed: 2022.01.19)
Papilio iswara iswara ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 159, figs.Abb.Pa-086-088. (Phang Nga)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (incl. Koh Phangan dist.) : 3♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 5♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 1200m). Males form flight paths along streams or forest edges, and frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

White, A.,1842 : Notice of two New Species of Papilio from Penang, presented to the British Museum by Sir. Wm. Norris.
Entomologist 1:280.


Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Papilio iswara iswara ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Papilio iswara iswara ♀ Papilio iswara iswara ♀
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Papilio iswara iswara ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Papilio iswara iswara ♂ Papilio iswara iswara ♂
♂(right) with helenus, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1996.10.02 - 2022.03.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.