Posted 2 years ago
It is a female, the male has more red at the bottom of the wing tips. It is from Indonesia-Australia. The display case for this is 6 inches wide so this is a fairly large butterfly. As it has an abdomen which means it feeds and lives for a bit. Not sure how long. Some butterflies don't feed live just long enough to breed and have no mouth parts. It is what it is to be a butterfly.
The last photo shows a bit of my mental illness. I tend to overdo things. I am probably not the only one here who does that.