| One of the smaller Swallowtail butterfly species,
the Papilio Torquatus butterfly is
often seen basking open-winged in the sun. They
inhabit warm climates and their territory ranges
from Mexico to Brazil. The color of the Torquatus
is a warm, buttery cream on very dark brown,
and it's wingspan falls just under 3" across.
No photograph can truly convey the beauty of this