The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Papilio elephenor Doubleday, 1845

Yellow-crested spangle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: before 1909 (1930's?)

Rediscovered in 5 May 2009

 

Distribution

Assam, India (northern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Choudhury, Kushal. (2010). Rediscovery of two rare butterflies Papilio elephenor Doubleday, 1845 and Shijimia moorei Leech, 1889 from proposed Ripu-Chirang Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(4): 831-834.

https://insectnet.proboards.com/thread/3317/photo-rediscovery-papilio-elephenor

 

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