The Paradise Birdwing in Box Frame (Ornithoptera paradisea detanii)


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  • Product Code: 1958
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A unique and magnificent Paradise 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.


This specimen is a subspecies (detanii) of the Ornithoptera paradisea, it is one of seven different subspecies. An extremely special and rare specimen, the species is becoming increasingly endangered due to deforestation. However, conservation projects in Papua New Guinea have done an amazing job in protecting the species, allowing us to work closely in providing you with these spectacular collector's item. 


Wingspan: 12cm (4.72 Inches)

Latin Name: Ornithoptera paradisea detanii

Quality: A1- What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands  

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.


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

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