the red apollo or apollo butterfly (parnassius apollo) is a strong threatened in europe and strictly protected butterfly (butterflies) from the family of the midge butterflies (papilionidae). he is virtually lost in germany,with a bit of luck perhaps on the swabian alp.nthe genus name derives from the mountain parnass in central greece,which is considered the seat of the muses and dedicated to the god apollo.nthe apollo butterfly was the animal of the year in germany in 1995.nn

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the red apollo or apollo butterfly (parnassius apollo) is a strong threatened in europe and strictly protected butterfly (butterflies) from the family of the midge butterflies (papilionidae). he is virtually lost in germany,with a bit of luck perhaps on the swabian alp.nthe genus name derives from the mountain parnass in central greece,which is considered the seat of the muses and dedicated to the god apollo.nthe apollo butterfly was the animal of the year in germany in 1995.nn
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Image ID: R5KHXM