Giant African Swallowtail Butterfly in Box Frame (Papilio antimachus)

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

The Giant African Swallowtail belongs to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. The butterfly is the largest butterfly in Africa and among the largest butterflies in the world. The first description of this butterfly was in 1782 by Drury

Its wingspan reaches 18 - 23 centimetres (71 - 39.1 in).


Latin Name: Papilio antimachus.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papilio machaon can be found in most regions of central Africa.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 10 x 8 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) 18
Gender Male
Frame Size (Inches) 9 x 7
Specimen Colour Orange
Distribution Africa

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