Papilio Lorquinianus

Papilio Lorquinianus

 
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Quality
A1
Sex
Male
Category
Papilionidae
Locality
West Papua - Indonesia - Indonesia
Stock
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Price
$5
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Description
 

Papilio lorquinianus also called Sea Green Swallowtail is a great butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). The butterfly is black with iridescence turquoise and green areas. Hind wings have tails.

The forewings are black. Nearby the body there is a big iridescence turquoise and green area, which contain one little black spot. The pinion is powdered by green scales. In back there is an area of special scales like a pelt. This pelt is typically for the male, because the flavours of this pelt should allure the female.
The underside is two coloured. First part is dark brown and powdered by whitish scales. Second part is light brown and has dark veins.

The hind wings are black and have tails. The margin is ridged. At the margin there is a chain of greenish spots. Nearby the body there is a very big iridescence turquoise and green area.
The underside is dark brown and powdered by whitish scales. The margin is light brown. At the margin there is a chain of tree coloured spots (orange, dark brown and blue).

The body is dark brown and powdered by blue scales.