Female Rippons Birdwing in Box Frame (Troides hypolitus)

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The Rippons Birdwings Male and Female Birdwing pair.  butterflies in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

Troides hypolitus or the Rippons Birdwings birdwing, Troides hypolitus is a butterfly from the Australasia and Indomalaya ecozone. The first description was in 1775 by Pieter Cramer. This butterfly is a member of the family Papilionidae. Troides hypolitus is black. It has a chain of golden spots on the hindwings. The females are dark brown and they are bigger than the males.

Its wingspan reaches 13 centimetres (5.1 in).

Latin Name: Troides hypolitus

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Female.

Distribution: Cape York Birdwing can be found in Moluccas and Sulawesi.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 10 x 8 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.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Wingspan (cm): 13
Gender: Female
Frame Size (Inches): 10 x 8
Specimen Colour: Brown
Distribution: Asia

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