Description: Wingspan is 110-130 mm. Hind wing of both male and female with
three sub marginal red spots in areas 2,3 and 4 (Pt.11A). In area 5 usually
a large white spot is formed by the union of discal and sub marginal spot.
Tail has a double red spot. Antennae black, palpi thorax and abdomen crimson
beneath. Abdomen with a line of black spots along each side. Five subspecies
have been described from the world. It was reported by Talbot (1939) from
Punch district of Kashmir by Mani (1986) from Northwest Himalaya by Hasan
(1994) from Muree, by Hasan (1997) from Northwest Himalaya including Azad
Kashmir by Sevela (1999) from Northwest India and Himalaya and by LRI (1999)
from Afghanistan through North India. It was now collected from Murree.