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Golden Birdwing

Troides aeacus

Description:

Medium sized captive butterfly in a butrterfly conservatory.

Habitat:

Clinton Conservatory in The Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden in Coral Gables Florida USA.

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Golden Birdwing
Troides aeacus


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2 Comments

Mick G
Mick G 7 years ago

Thank you @LennyWorthington. Thanks for the background info too.

LennyWorthington
LennyWorthington 7 years ago

There are several Birdwings here in Asia.
The upper wing in your photos are rather worn suggesting
T.aeacus aeacus male
The distribution in Asia is Bhutan.Nepal,Northeast India(Sikkim,Assam)Myanmar(Once Burma)and throughout Thailand.

Mick G
Spotted by
Mick G

Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2013
Submitted on Apr 29, 2013

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