Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Papilionidae > Genus: Parnassius > Species: Parnassius apollo > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Parnassius apollo subsp. apollo Linnaeus, 1758 CITES (2006)

Apollo - Parnassius apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Atlantic - Unknown
Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 1 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1057

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

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
SKUEV2112 Slovakia Slovensky raj Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Apollo Danish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Apollo English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Apollofalter German Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Apollosommerfugl Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Apollovlinder Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
l'Apollon French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Niepylak apollo Polish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
No synonyms available.

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
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-01-04 Romania RO Art.17 2007-2012 Report from 31 December 2013 RO_species_reports.xml
2013-12-30 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2013 SE_species_reports-131230-111623.xml
2013-12-27 Bulgaria BG_habitats_report_2007-2012 Species reports
2013-12-20 Germany German national report 2013 DE_species_reports.xml
2013-12-18 Netherlands NL 2013 report art. 17 NL_species_reports_2013-12-09compleet2.xml
2013-12-17 Slovakia Art 17 report for the period 2007 - 2012 - second delivery SK_species_reports-131217-132945.xml
2013-12-16 Slovenia SI_Article_17_Report_2013_2nd_submission SI_species_reports-131216-13555.xml
2013-12-09 Poland Habitats Directive Art. 17 Report PL_species_reports.xml
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2013-10-11 Austria Art 17 HD AT_species_reports-13916-161758.xml
2013-10-07 Finland Habitat directive reporting (FI) 2007-2012 FI_species_reports.xml
2013-09-18 France Rapport France 2013 FR_species_reports.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2013-08-23 Czechia CZ_Rep_HDArt17_2013_2nd_submission:corrected CZ_species_reports.xml
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Parnassius apollo
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Parnassius apollo
2008-03-21 Slovenia Article 17 Report Parnassius apollo
2008-03-17 Netherlands NL Report HR 2007 Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Parnassius apollo
2008-02-28 France rapport France Parnassius apollo
2008-02-22 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
2008-02-22 Austria Article 17 report Austria Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
2008-02-22 Slovakia report under habitats directive Parnassius apollo
2007-10-02 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2007 Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
2007-10-01 Poland Report on Implementation Measures Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
2007-10-01 Czechia Species and Habitats Species questionnaire for Parnassius apollo
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