Distribution and biological peculiarities in Armenia: The species is widespread throughout Europe with the exception of the northern parts. Its range extends northwards to Lower Lusatia and central Poland and eastwards across Asia Minor and Transcaucasia as far as the Arabian peninsula, Pakistan and the Republic of India, and western China. A few specimens of the Scarce Swallowtail have been reported from central Sweden and the UK but they were probably only strays and not migrants.
Population dynamics: The species is slightly uncommon within typical habitat.
Conservation measures: The species is not included in the Global and European Red Lists.