Spangle Butterfly in Resin, Papilio protenor
This large butterfly in resin is a Spangle (Papilio protenor) is part of the swallowtail family and can be found in India and Southern China. This species of butterfly tend to occupy only a limited range of the host plant, which is often citrus.
This large stunning specimen is definitely an eye catcher and a welcomed addition to any butterfly collection. The crystal clear lucite makes it an excellent entomology teaching aid.
As with all real butterflies in resin, size, coloration and positioning can vary slightly. Lucite block measures approx. 5 1/4 inches tall by 3 1/2 inches wide.