Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Iphiclides podalirius

Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)

scarce swallowtail

on Prunus, etc.

Iphiclides podalirius imago

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 15.vi.2017 © Laurens van der Linde

Iphiclides podalirius imago

lateral

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier ovalis; Cotoneaster franchetii, integerrimus; Crataegus macrocarpa, monogyna, rhipidophylla; Malus domestica; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasifera, domestica & subsp. insititia, dulcis, “x eminens”, mahaleb, padus, persica, serotina, spinosa; Pyrus communis & subsp. pyraster, cordata, spinosa; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, domestica; Spiraea cantoniensis.

Most important by far is Prunus mahaleb.

phenology

Hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Dapporto (1998a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Koçak, Kemal & Akdeniz (2006a), Lepiforum (2021), Nowakowska & Halarewicz (2006a), pyrgus.de (2023), Stefanescu, Jubany & Dantart (2006a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 23.xii.2023