Wednesday 21 October 2015

A Gynandromorph Butterfly (exactly half male and half female)

The full name of this butterfly is a Papilionidae Lowii
- an Asian Swallowtail. It has  been 'born' exactly half male 
and half female ( a gynandromorph). The female half
is the more colourful half on the right hand side and
although it is difficult to see even the body is half black
 (male) and half yellow-ish.This very rare occurrence took
 place at Butterfly World, St Albans. 

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