Appendix A: (Papilionidae / Parnassiinae)
56.0002 [B&F: 1538a] Southern Festoon (Zerynthia polyxena) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Locally common, in scrubland, flower meadows and rocky areas; 0-900 m throughout much of south-eastern Europe. One was found near Exeter in 1884, having probably been imported as a pupa. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 45-50 mm. Larva feeds on Birthwort.

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