Papilio memnon, also called Great Memnon is a butterfly from Seram Island – Indonesia. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio memnon is black. This species has a very strong sexual dimorphism.
The fore wings are black.
The underside of Papilio memnon is dark-brown. At the outer edge there are many brown stripes. Next to the body there is a red spot.
The hind wings of Papilio memnon are black. The edge is wavy. The outer half of the wing has blue stripes.
The underside is dark-brown. The outer half of the wing is brown and contains two chains of black spots. Next to the body there are two red spots.
The body (abdomen) is black. The thorax and the head are also black.