Graphium macleayanum insulanum (Waterhouse, 1920:470)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Papilio macleayanus insulana Waterhouse, 1920:470 (original combination)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1946 (Dexter et al., 1993)



Lord Howe Island (& Norfolk Island?), Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Waterhouse, G. A. (1920). Descriptions of New Forms of Butterflies from the South Pacific. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 45(3): 468-471.


Other references:

Braby, M. F. (2000). Butterflies of Australia, their identification, biology and distribution. CSIRO, Melbourne.

Common, I. F. B. and Waterhouse, D. F. (1981). Butterflies of Australia. Revised edition. Angus and Robertson, Sydney.

Dexter, E. M., Dunn, K. L. and Kitching, R. L. (1993). The conservation status of butterflies in New South Wales. A Report to the Worldwide Fund for Nature. Unpublished report.

Sands, D. P. A. and New, Tim R. (2002). The Action Plan for Australian Butterflies. Canberra: Environment Australia.

Smithers, C. N. (1970). Norfolk Island butterflies. Australian Entomological Press, Greenwich, NSW