Troides hypolitus
Female Rippons Birdwing in Box Frame

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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

    Sex: Female.

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

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - 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
    All our frames are made to order, this handmade process means your order will take several days for us to prepare. Our current production time is around 3 to 5 working days but larger specimens can take a few days longer due to the time it takes the specimen to dry. If you are ordering for presents, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, please order well in advance.

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