Giant Blue Swallowtail Pair Butterfly in Box Frame (Papilio zalmoxis)

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A beautiful Giant Blue Swallowtail butterfly Pair 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 Blue Swallowtail belongs to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. The name of this stunning species originates from the god Zalmoxis who was worshipped by the Getae people of the lower Danube in the 6 century AC.

Its wingspan reaches 12–16 centimetres (4.7–6.3 in) and it is the second largest African Swallowtail butterfly.

Latin Name: Papilio zalmoxis.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papilio zalmoxis is an African butterfly, living in tropical areas (Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Ivory Coast).

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 9 x 7 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.

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