The females reach up to 31 cm wingspan, 8 cm length and 12 grams of body spam. They have brown wings with white spots. Their body has cream color with a red spot in the thorax. The males are smaller and more colorful, with iridescent blue and green wings and a medium of 16 cm wingspan. Some of them have golden spots in the hind wings, a form called atavus.
I'm not afraid of butterflies, but if one of those fly towards me, I'll probably run!