Framed Giant Swordtail Butterfly

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Swordtail butterflies are named for their long tails protruding from their hindwing. This specimen, Graphium androcles, has the largest tails in the group. These tails are thought to be a decoy to predators, who think these tails are the tasty neck and abdomen area of the butterfly.
Specimen:

COMMON NAME: Giant Swordtail Butterfly
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Graphium androcles
LOCALITY: Asia
Please note specimens may vary in size and appearance since they're each unique and real
Vessel:
Museum quality shadowbox frame with UV blocking glass
Size:
6" x 6" x 1.25"
Origin:
San Francisco, CA
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Bug Under Glass (B.U.G.) is a collection of biological art combining conservation, natural history, and design. Their framed insect displays feature eco-friendly natural biological specimens, museum-grade 99% UV blocking glass, and a gallery-quality shadowbox frames. Every piece of art includes natural history info and a biological story about the specimen displayed, made by the artist in Northern California for 20 years.

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