The Common Swordtail butterfly (Graphium Policenes), or the Small Striped Swordtail butterfly. Is a beautiful butterfly that is in the family Papilionidae. They have a wingspan of 55-60 mm in males and 60-65 mm in females.
The Common Swordtail butterfly is the most beautiful Graphium species in Africa. The species has continuous broods during warmer months. They breed in rainforest habitats.