SPECIES Graphium sarpedon, Graphium euryplus + Graphium aristeus
FRAME 15.5x28.5xD5cm. Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION These are some of our best-known butterflies often seen soaring around our gardens. Great trio of rust browns and blues and yellows. A wonderful gift for international tourists.
Graphium sarpedon - AKA The Blue Triangle. It has an attractive blue band on upper and lower wings. Found from the tip of Queensland through to the mid NSW coast this common butterfly can be seen in most gardens where the introduced Camphor laurel grows. It is named after Sarpedon the King of Lycia from Ancient Greek Mythology. One of our best sellers.
Graphium euryplus - AKA Pale Green Triangle. Common in north-eastern coastal regions from suburban gardens to the edges of rainforests. Regions include QLD , NSW and NT in Australia.
Graphium aristeus - AKA Fivebar Swordtail. Occurs in north QLD in tree savanah and edges of monsoon forests. It is a rapid flyer and males are often seen feeding on damp earth extracting minerals out of the ground.
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