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A beautiful Female Common Birdwing butterfly in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.
Troides helena or the common birdwing is a butterfly belonging to the Papilionidae family of butterflies. The common birdwing is one of the largest and most beautiful butterflies in Asia. The stunning contrast of golden yellow hind wings and glossy black forewings serves as a protection mechanism by warning any predators that it is distasteful.
Its wingspan reaches 13 centimetres (5.1 in).
Latin Name: Troides helena
Quality: A1 What does this mean?
Distribution: Common Birdwing can be found in India, Nepal, China and Indonesia.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: 9 x 7 Inch.
Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.
Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.
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