Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Colombia and is part of Mr Symington’s collection. The red spots on the hind wings show a vivid blue iridescence when viewed from certain angles.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
20/1942/1376
Category
Natural History
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Area Region
South America
Collector Excavator
Symington, Mr L D (from the collection of)
Common Name
butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly

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PAPILIONIDAE: Parides erithalion (Boisduval, 1836): variable cattleheart