The Queen Victoria's Birdwing in Box Frame (Ornithoptera victoriae rubianus)

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A unique and magnificent Queen Victoria's 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.

The Queen Victoria's Birdwing belongs to the Papilionidae family. It was originally known as Ornithoptera allotei, a natural hybrid between Ornithoptera victoriae and Ornithoptera priamus urvillianus. The breed is not rare, but some populations are declining due to deforestation. Minibeast is part of funding conversation projects in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

These birdwings are CITES appendix II protected and all appropriate paperwork has been completed for their importation into the UK.

Wingspan: 15.8cm (6.2 Inches)

Latin Name: Ornithoptera victoriae rubianus

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.

Approx Wingspan (cm): 16
Gender: Male
Frame Size (Inches): 9 x 7
Specimen Colour: Green,Yellow
Distribution: Asia

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