Swallowtails (family)
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802)
Swallowtails are big butterflies of which is in Croatia known only 7 species. One group's base color is yellow with tails on the hind wings while the second group's base color is white with red markings shaped like an eye.
  • Clouded Apollo
    Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 21]
  • Apollo
    Parnassius apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 11]
  • Southern Festoon
    Zerynthia polyxena (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
    [Number of photos: 26]
  • Eastern Festoon
    Allancastria cerisyi (Godart, 1824)
    Only the subspecies Dalmatian Eastern Festoon (Allancastria cerisyi dalmacijae (Sala & Bollino, 1994)) has been recorded in Croatia, but it has not been found for a long time.
    [Number of photos: 0]
  • Scarce Swallowtail
    Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 21]
  • Swallowtail
    Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Number of photos: 17]
  • Southern Swallowtail
    Papilio alexanor (Esper, 1799)
    It has not been recorded recently, except for one observation on Biokovo from 2011.
    [Number of photos: 0]