Also called Lormier’s Swallowtail, this large African swallowtail has velvety black wings marked with pale yellow spots with prominent orange and blue false eyespots. Known for a graceful flight, adults are often seen in groups sipping moisture, salts, and nutrients from mud puddles. Learn more about the natural history of this group of butterflies (swallowtails).
Framed PAPILIO LORMIERI 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
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