Minibeast The Lime Butterfly in Box Frame (Papilio demodocus)

The Lime Butterfly in Box Frame (Papilio demodocus)

  • £38.00
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Product Code: 1971
  • Reward Points: 38
  • Price in reward points: 380

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Description

A beautiful Christmas Butterfly or Lime Butterfly butterfly in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

Papilio demodocus or lime swallowtail or citrus swallotail is a large swallowtail butterfly common to Sub-Saharan Africa. After hatching from their egg, the caterpillar feeds on a few leaves on citrus trees before pupation.

Its wingspan reaches 8 - 10 centimetres (4 - 5 in).


Latin Name: Papilio demodocus.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papilio demodocus can be found in Asia.

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.

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