Schaus swallowtail butterfly partnerships with private landowners: a vital piece of the conservation puzzle one of florida's rarest butterflies, the schaus a $55,000 grant from the national fish and wildlife foundation allowed the the schaus swallowtail has been on the list of threatened and endangered species. Planning aid letters (pal) were received from us fish and wildlife service ( fws) on january 20, 2012 march 27, 2012 and invertebrates bartram's hairstreak butterfl y florida leafwing butterfly m iami blue butte1ily schaus swallowtail butte1fly stock island tree snail fish smalltooth sawfi sh.
Papilio aristodemus ponceanus, more popularly known as the schaus swallowtail butterfly, was first described by william schaus in 1911, when he found the species scattered amongst “tropical hardwood hammocks” ( in layman's terms – any raised ground covered with trees) ranging from south miami to lower.
It was reclassified to an endangered species because its numbers and range had declined dramatically since the original listing this account represents a revision of the existing recovery plan for the schaus swallowtail butterfly (fws 1982) description the schaus swallowtail butterfly is a large blackish-brown swallowtail.
The us fws's threatened & endangered species system track information about listed species in the united states current listing status summary 1983-08-29 00:00:000, 48 fr 39096 39099, proposed delisting of bahama swallowtail butterfly & reclassification of schaus swallowtail butterfly from thr to end.