Parantica kuekenthali 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Lepidoptera Nymphalidae

Scientific Name: Parantica kuekenthali (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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lepidoptera Specialist Group
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Geographic Range [top]

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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)

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 1996: e.T16147A5431475. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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