Swallowtail butterfly

This butterfly was collected by John Waterstradt at Mont Kina Balu, northern Borneo, in August 1903. Before being donated to RAMM by as part of Blanchford’s collection it was in the Oberthur collection at the British Museum.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Collector Excavator
Blanchford, Mr Fred (from the collection of): British Museum Natural History (from the collection of): Oberthur, Mr Charles (from the collection of): Waterstradt, Mr John
Common Name
swallowtail butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914)

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PAPILIONIDAE: Graphium stratiotes (Grose-Smith, 1887):