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Inachis io
(peacock butterfly)

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Inachis io (peacock butterfly)

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  • 17 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Inachis io
  • Preferred Common Name
  • peacock butterfly
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Inachis io (Linnaeus)

Preferred Common Name

  • peacock butterfly

Other Scientific Names

  • Nymphalis io (Linnaeus)
  • Vanessa io (Linnaeus)

International Common Names

  • English: peacock; peacock, butterfly
  • Spanish: ojo de pavo real
  • French: paon du jour; vanesse io

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Pfauenauge, Tag-
  • Italy: Pavone di giorno
  • Japan: Kuzyaku-tyo

EPPO code

  • VANSIO (Inachis io)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Nymphalidae
  •                             Genus: Inachis
  •                                 Species: Inachis io

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

JapanPresent
-HonshuPresent
South KoreaPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelgiumPresent
CzechoslovakiaPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
DenmarkPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
ItalyPresent
LithuaniaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
RussiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Central RussiaPresent, WidespreadOriginal citation: Klepikov,95
Serbia and MontenegroPresent
United KingdomPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Blepharipa zebina Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Blondelia nigripes Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Buquetia musca Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Compsilura concinnata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Exorista grandis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Exorista larvarum Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Pales pavida Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Pelatachina tibialis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe vulgaris Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Sturmia bella Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Trichogramma dendrolimi Parasite
Winthemia quadripustulata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Ostrauskas, H., 2003. Moths caught in pheromone traps for southern armyworm (Spodoptera eridania Cr.), fall armyworm (S. frugiperda Sm.), and Egyptian cotton leafworm (S. littoralis Bsd.) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) during 1999-2001 in Lithuania. Acta Zoologica Lituanica , 13(4), 411-424. doi: 10.1080/13921657.2003.10512314

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated b. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Ostrauskas H, 2003. Moths caught in pheromone traps for southern armyworm (Spodoptera eridania Cr.), fall armyworm (S. frugiperda Sm.), and Egyptian cotton leafworm (S. littoralis Bsd.) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) during 1999-2001 in Lithuania. Acta Zoologica Lituanica. 13 (4), 411-424. DOI:10.1080/13921657.2003.10512314

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