Family: Papilionidae (swallowtails).
Geographic Distribution: Central and South America. Costa Rica to Ecuador and Peru.
Wingspan: Male: 38-40 mm; female: 39-41 mm.
Larval host plants: Aristolochia sp. (Aristolochiaceae).
Habitats: All forest habitats.
Identification: Sexually dimorphic. Both sexes are black with white patches on forewing with red on hindwing. The size and shape of the patches varies with sex.