pink rose butterfly

 

Common Name: Pink Rose
Scientific Name: Pachliopta Kotzebuea Wingspan: 6.35 cm
Location: Philippines

The Pink Rose (Pachliopta kotzebuea) is a butterfly of the Papilionidae family. It is found in the Philippines. Food plants include birthwort (Aristolochia) species. The species was named for Otto von Kotzebue, commander of the Russian expeditionary ship Rurik. Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz served as physician and naturalist aboard the Rurik on a circumnavigational voyage from 1815–1818.

pink rose

 

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