Graphium weiskei goodenovii Rothschild, 1915



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1912-1915

Rediscovered in 2015



Goodenough Island, D'Entrecasteaux group, Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rothschild, Walter. (1915). Lepidoptera collected by the British Ornithologists’ Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, southern Dutch New Guinea: Rep. Coll. Made by Brit. Ornith. Uni. Exp. & Wollaston Exp. Dutch N. Guinea, p. 4, pl. I, fig. 15.


Other references:

Müller, C. J. and Tennent, W. J. (1999). A new species of Graphium Scopoli (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) from the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. Records of the Australian Museum 51(2): 161-168.

Parsons, M. J. P. (1998 "1999"). The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea. Their Systematics and Biology. London: Academic Press.

Tennent, W. J. and Mitchell, D. K. (2017). A brief historical account of an endemic swallowtail butterfly first collected a century ago on Goodenough Island (D'Entrecasteaux group) in Papua New Guinea. Archives of Natural History 44(1): 159-169. [Abstract]


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