Papilio ulysses, also called Blue Mountain Swallowtail is a butterfly from Seram Island – Indonesia. This butterfly is a member of the family PAPILIONIDAE. The basic colour of Papilio ulysses is black. A large blue area dominates the wings.
The fore wings are black. A large blue area dominates the wing. Next to the blue area there are some hairy areas.
The underside is dark-brown. In the middle of the wing there is a big light-brown triangle.
The hind wings are black and they have tails. The edge is wavy. A large blue area dominates the wing.
The underside is dark-brown. At the outer edge there is a chain of big brown spots.
The body (abdomen) is dark-brown. Head and thorax are black and have some blue scales. The underside of all parts is brown.