Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Papilionidae > Genus: Parnassius > Species: Parnassius mnemosyne

Clouded Apollo - Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1056

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
cirulišu dižtaurinš Latvian Latvian NRC
Clouded Apollo English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
le Semi-Apollon French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Mnemosyne Danish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Mnemosynesommerfugl Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Niepylak mnemozyna Polish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Schwarzer Apollofalter German Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Zwarte apollovlinder Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Synonym Author
Papilio athene Stichel, 1908

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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