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Black Swallowtail (Pachliopta kotzebuea) - unspread (wings closed)

  • $ 5

Black Swallowtail (Pachliopta kotzebuea)

  • Wingspan: 2 1/2 inches
  • Origin: Philippines

The Black Swallowtail (also known as Pink Rose) is as deep in color as the night with just a hint of vampiric blood red. It has an opaque black upper side with a splash of red on the abdomen while the underside has a red "bitemark" pattern on the hindwings.