Peacock butterfly

Description
This specimen was collected by Alexander Baynes in September 1959. His collection was donated to the Museum before he emigrated to Australia.
Accession Loan No.
321/2007/19
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
peacock butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Full Name
NYMPHALIDAE: Inachis io (Linnaeus, 1758): peacock
Dimensions
wing span width 60 mm
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Baynes, Mr Alexander
Collection Town
Tiverton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NYMPHALIDAE
Genus
Inachis
Species
io

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