Parnassius apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Did you know?: Just like most of the other Swallowtail butterflies the Apollo only lives for a short time as an adult - about 3 weeks.
Flight-period Central Europe: from May to September
- English: Apollo
- German/Austrian: Apollofalter
- Danish: Apollo
- Image: 1920x1080
- Location: Austria, Niederösterreich, Hohe Wand, Ghf. Almfrieden
- Date: 21/07/2009
- Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
- Camera: Canon EOS 30D
- Lens: Sigma 150mm APO Macro
In Sweden the Apollo drastically diminished in then 1950's. This is believed to be caused by acid rain.