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The common bluebottle, Graphium sarpedon, is a common butterfly introduced in New Horizons. It can be found between 4 AM to 7 PM during the months of April to August in the northern hemisphere and October to February in the southern hemisphere. It sells for 300 Bells.

Donation to the museum

In New Horizons

When either donating to the museum or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say (with abhorrence):

"The common bluebottle is a type of swallowtail butterfly with a bright blue line running down its wings. They fly quite nimbly, it seems, and are thus quite difficult to catch. But seeing as how they've been known to slurp nutrients from MUD puddles... I simply CAN'T imagine wanting to catch one myself. What awful breath!"

The bug can be found in the butterfly room of the bug exhibit, flying during the day and resting on flowers at night.

Capture quotes

"I caught a common bluebottle! I'll put it in a rare green jar!" —New Horizons

Encyclopedia information

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Encyclopedia Information
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"I caught a common bluebottle! I'll put it in a rare green jar!"
Current Active Hours 4am - 7pm
Months active (north) Apr. to Aug.
Months active (south) Oct. to Feb.



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Further information

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Main article: Common bluebottle on Wikipedia

The common bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon) is a species of swallowtail butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia. They are frequent mud puddlers and exhibit migratory behavior. In Japanese, the Common Bluebottle is known as アオスジアゲハ (Aosujiageha).

In other languages

Common bluebottle
Language Name
Japan Japanese アオスジアゲハ Aosujiageha
France French Graphium sarpedon
Spain Spanish Mariposa triángulo azul
Germany German Kolibrifalter
Italy Italian Graphium sarpedon
The Netherlands Dutch Blauwe driehoek
Russia Russian Графиум сарпедон Grafium sarpedon
China Chinese 青带凤蝶/青帶鳳蝶 Qīngdàifèngdié
South Korea Korean 청띠제비나비 Cheongttijebinabi



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