Main: (Papilionidae / Parnasiinae)
56.001 [B&F: 1536] Apollo or Crimson-ringed (Parnassius apollo) (Linnaeus, 1758)


Notes: Locally common, in mountains and rocky areas; 500-2400 m throughout much of mainland Europe and Scandinavia. An occasional immigrant, for example in 1986, but most sightings generally considered to be the result of deliberate release or accidental introduction. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 70-85 mm. Larva feeds on White Stonecrop.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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