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Golden Birdwing

Troides aeacus

Description:

Golden Birdwing (Troides aeacus) is a large butterfly belonging to the Swallowtail (Papilionidae family). Troides aeacus has a wingspan reaching about 15–16 centimetres (5.9–6.3 in). In the males the fore wings are black, with veins bordered by whitish colour, while the hind wings are bright yellow. The underside of the wings is quite similar to the upside. The females are larger than the males and have dark-brown or black wings.

Habitat:

Seen in a butterfly garden 30 kms from Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

@jakubko, yes, they are really beautiful when you see them flying...

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Wow! How beautiful!

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Spotted on Mar 16, 2013
Submitted on Mar 16, 2013

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