Alpine Black Swallowtail Spring Form in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Papilio maackii spring form)

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  • A magnificent Alpine Black Swallowtail butterfly in a handmade wooden dome mounted on clear acrylic rods, creating the illusion that the specimen is floating. Your choice of a brown or black base.

    The Alpine Black Swallowtail belongs to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. A stunning metallic blue and green Swallowtail Butterfly. Very impressive and is rarely offered. They can often be seen sucking nectar from flowers growing along streams deep in the mountains of Japan. The species was named by Menetries in 1859

    Its wingspan reaches 6–7 centimetres (2.5–3.5 in).


    Latin Name: Papilio maackii

    Quality: A1 What does this mean?

    Sex: Male.

    Distribution: Papilio maackii spring form can be found in China

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Dome Size: 3.25 x 4.75 Inches.

    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): 6
    Dome Size: Small
    Gender: Male
    Specimen Type: Butterfly
    Specimen Colour: Green
    Distribution: Asia

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