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Parantica kuekenthali

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA LEPIDOPTERA NYMPHALIDAE

Scientific Name: Parantica kuekenthali
Species Authority: (Pagenstecher, 1896)
Common Name(s):
English Kuekenthal's Yellow Tiger

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lepidoptera Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Apparently restricted to a few mid-montane habitats in Minahasa, to the north-east of Kotamobagu. This can be found in coffee forest at about 1000 metres as well as in original vegetation higher up, but would seem dependent on the continuing existence of some form of forest cover. (Vane-Wright, 1996)
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A rapid increase in ecological damage in northern Sulawesi caused by illegal gold mining and other developments (Vane-Wright, 1996)

Citation: Lepidoptera Specialist Group 1996. Parantica kuekenthali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.
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