Swordtail butterflies are named for their long tails protruding from their hindwing. This specimen, Graphium androcles, has the largest tails in the group. These tails are thought to be a decoy to predators, who think these tails are the tasty neck and abdomen area of the butterfly.
Framed BUTTERFLY SPECIMEN Details:
• 99% UV blocking conservation glass and acid & lignin free mounting papers.
• Gallery quality wood shadowbox frame with hanger
• Antique style museum label with natural history story about the specimen.
• Gift box
• Handmade in Sonoma County California