Clearwing swallowtail

Description
This male butterfly was collected in Cairns, Australia in 1970. The female’s colouring is less vivid than the male’s - the female is more pink than red.
Accession Loan No.
215/1971/15
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
clearwing swallowtail
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Full Name
PAPILIONIDAE: Cressida cressida (Fabricius, 1775): clearwing swallowtail
Dimensions
W 60 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collection Town
Cairns
Collection County
Queensland
Collection Country
Australia
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
PAPILIONIDAE
Genus
Cressida
Species
cressida

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