Old World Swallowtail in Box Frame
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Eco-friendly gift boxes, made from 100% recycled cardboard. Each frame is packed individually & wrapped in tissue paper.
A beautiful Old World Swallowtail butterfly in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.
The Old World Swallowtail belongs to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. The butterfly is also known as the common yellow swallowtail. The species was named by Carl Linnaeus in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae in 1758.
Its wingspan reaches 6–8 centimetres (2.6–3.4 in).
Latin Name: Papilio machaon.
Distribution: Papilio machaon can be found in most regions of the Palaearctic and Northern America.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: 6 x 6 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.
This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.
Frame Size (Inches): 6 x 6
Specimen Colour: Yellow
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