Appendix A: (Papilionidae / Parnassiinae)
56.0003 [B&F: 1537] Small Apollo (Parnassius phoebus) (Fabricius, 1793)


Local in mountains, alpine meadows and rocky areas; 1800-2200 m throughout much of Alps. An individual was found in mountains near Bangor in 1887, either a deliberate release or accidentally introduced on alpine plants. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 60-80 mm. Larva feeds on Yellow Saxifrage.

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Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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