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  • Butterfly of the Month - April 2013 The Tailed Jay (Graphium agamemnon agamemnon)

    This month's Butterfly of the Month, the Tailed Jay, has the honour of bearing the name of the mythical Greek King, Agamemnon as its Latin name. In Greek mythology, Agamemnon was the king of Troy. When Helen, the wife of Menelaus, was abducted by Paris of Troy, Agamemnon commanded the united Greek armed forces in the ensuing Trojan War, and created the famous legend of the Trojan Horse. It would be interesting to know how this attractive butterfly came to be named after a mythical Greek king.

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    1. Mountain Goat's Avatar
      Mountain Goat -
      I love your name, Graphium agamemon agamemon. This is my favourite butterfly so far. Really interesting!
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