Old World Swallowtail in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Papilio machaon)

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  • A stunning Old World Swallowtail presented in a handmade glass dome with your choice of brown or black wooden base.

    The Old World Swallowtail belongs to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. The butterfly is also known as the common yellow swallowtail. The species was named by Carl Linnaeus in the 10th addition of Systema Naturae in 1758

    Its wingspan reaches 6–8 centimetres (2.6–3.4 in).

    Latin Name: Papilio machaon.

    Quality: A1 What does this mean?

    Sex: Male.

    Distribution: Papilio machaon can be found in most regions of the Paleartic and Northern America.

    Dome Size: 3.75 x 6.25 Inches

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    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: Medium
    Gender: Male
    Specimen Type: Butterfly
    Specimen Colour: Yellow
    Distribution: America

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