Western Tiger Swallowtail Resin Earrings -- HINDWING
Western Tiger Swallowtail Resin Earrings --Papilio rutulus
A common butterfly in spring and early summer west of the Rocky Mountains. This butterfly spends most of it's time along mountain stream corridors near the caterpillar hostplants, such as willow, cottonwood, and aspen.
Earrings use the hindwing sections. (See other listing for forewing sections)
Two gorgeous real Western Tiger Swallowtail wings, from one specimen for symmetry.
Wings have a gorgeous epoxy resin finish on each side.
Choice of .925 sterling silver ear wires, or hypoallergenic Niobium ear wires. (Niobium are less shiny, but contain no nickel. See picture)