Eurytides iphitas Hübner, 1821

Yellow kite swallowtail, Yellow kite



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1937 (Domagała & González, 2021)

IUCN status: Vulnerable





Biology & Ecology




Two specimens were reported by (Domagała & González, 2021).






Original scientific description:

Hübner, Jacob. (1821). Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge Bd.2: pl. 92. Augsburg.


Other references:

Collins, N. Mark and Morris, Michael G. (1985). Threatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World. The IUCN Red Data Book. Gland, Switzerland/Cambridge, UK: IUCN. vii + 401 pp. + 8 pls.

Gimenez Dixon, M. (1996). Eurytides iphitas. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 09 November 2012.

Domagała, Paweł J. and González, Jorge M. (2021). Notes on Two Specimens of the Rare Swallowtail Eurytides iphitas Hübner, [1821] (Papilionidae) from the Friedrich Wilhelm Niepelt Collection in the Museum of Natural History, University of Wrocław, Poland. The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 75(1): 65-69. doi: [Abstract]


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