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Archon apollinus  Archon apollinus,False Apollo,Geotagged,Israel,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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The False Apollo, ''Archon apollinus'' is a species of butterfly belonging to the Parnassinae Subfamily.

The species is found in Central and Eastern Europe and West Asia. They are found in Greece, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Lebanon, and like others of the family show considerable variation with four or five subspecies. A morphologically similar species ''Archon apollinaris'' has been recently separated and has been found to by sympatric and reproductively isolated.

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Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Feb 7, 2019. Captured Jan 31, 2019 13:33 in Israel National Trail, Israel.
  • COOLPIX B700
  • f/5.6
  • 10/6400s
  • ISO100
  • 116.5mm