Mountain Blue Swallowtail in Box Frame (Papilio ulysses)

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  • Product Code: 0124
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Description

A beautiful Mountain Blue 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.

Ulysses is the Roman name for greek hero, a character in ancient Greek mythology. The upper side of the wings are iridescent electric blue, the underside is a darker black and brown mixture. The colours are produced by the microscopic structure of the scales, a phenomenon called structural colouration.

Its wingspan reaches 12-14 cm centimetres ( 5 - 5.5inches )


Latin Name: Papilio ulysses

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papilio ulysses can be found in Australia, New Guinea & Solomon Islands.

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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