SPECIES Papilio mangoura
FRAME 16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION Deep turquoise banded markings on the upper and lower wings on this beautiful rare swallowtail butterfly from the family Papilionidae. It is aprox. 9 cm with the male having the brightest colouring - the female is a dullish brown version. It is endemic to Madagascar and is found in the lowland forests. It is closely related to Papilio orizabus ( which we also stock BAPO ).
Rarely stocked and a must for collectors.