Papilionidae Parnassiinae Luehdorfiini Zerynthia (Zerynthia) cassandra Zerynthia (Zerynthia) rumina
Zerynthia (Zerynthia) polyxena ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Southern Festoon
Diane

Genus: Zerynthia Ochsenheimer, 1816   Subgenus: Zerynthia Ochsenheimer, 1816   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   creusa Meigen, 1829
   hypermnestra Scopoli, 1763
   hypsipyle Schulze, 1776

Adult:
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Notre-Dame-de-Londres, Hérault, France, March 14, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Fontanès, Gard, France, April 2, 2008
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Vidauban, Var, France, April 10, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Marian Buda)
Adult, Svodov, Slovakia, April 20, 2003
(Photo by Marian Buda, The Butterflies of Slovakia)

Larva:
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Daniel Morel)
Larva, Vidauban, Var, France, May 6, 2008
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Daniel Morel)
Larva, Notre-Dame-de-Londres, Hérault, France, May 14, 2005
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, unknown locality, May 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Bernard Fransen)
Larva, Lator-camping, Hungary, June 1, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
Z. (Zerynthia) polyxena (© Tamás Baranyi & László Bertalan)
Larva, Keszler-tag (Nyirabrany), Hungary, May 17, 2003
(Photo by Tamás Baranyi & László Bertalan)

Foodplants:
Aristolochia pistolochia, Aristolochia rotunda, Aristolochia clematitis, Aristolochia pallida

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