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Zerynthia Ochsenheimer, 1816

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Zerynthia Ochsenheimer, 1816
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species of genus Zerynthia are distributed from northwestern Africa throughout the northern Mediterranean region and the south of central Europe to the Ukraine and Kazakhstan in the east and to Iran in the southeast (De Prins, 2004, Häuser, 2006).

Worth knowing:


De Prins, W. (2004): Papilionidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 2008.07.29].
Häuser, C. (2006) genus Zerynthia. In: Bisby F.A., Roskov Y.R., Orrell T.M., Nicolson D., Paglinawan L.E., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., van Hertum J., eds. (2008). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2008/. Species 2000: Reading, U.K

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2008.07.29
not reviewed