Papilio ophidicephalus
Emperor Swallowtail in Box Frame

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A beautiful Emperor Swallowtail in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and region names are printed underneath the specimen.

Papilio ophidicephalus or also known as the Emperor Swallowtail is part of the family Papilionidae and is found in Sub-Saharan African.

The wingspan is usually around 9-10 cm in males and 10-12 in Females. It has two broods, one is August to December and the other is January to April

Latin Name: Papilio ophidicephalus.

Quality: A1

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papilio ophidicephalus can be found in Parts of Africa.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size:  6 x 6 Inch.

Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.

Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Wingspan (cm): 8
Gender: Male
Frame Size (Inches): 6 x 6
Specimen Colour: Blue, Black
Distribution: Africa
All our frames are made to order, this handmade process means your order will take several days for us to prepare. Our current production time is around 3 to 5 working days but larger specimens can take a few days longer due to the time it takes the specimen to dry. If you are ordering for presents, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, please order well in advance.

All of our frames are carefully wrapped and boxed before shipping out once they are ready. Items that we advise are in stock still need to be prepared and made for you.

If you are in a rush, frames can be shipped on a quicker delivery service once they are ready. We can ship on an overnight service for example but you will need to email us, so we can advise when your order will be ready.

You will receive an email once your order is dispatched containing a tracking number.

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