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Golden Birdwing

Troides rhadamantus


75 mm wingspan . Big Papilionidae. Order: Lepidoptera Family: Papilionidae Genus: Troides Species: T. rhadamantus Binomial name Troides rhadamantus (Lucas, 1835)


Tropical wood, close to the shore

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Hi Juan, please consider adding this wonderful spotting to the Philippine Butterflies mission -


Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel 7 years ago

Yes, Agnes. <i look inthe same web site, cos I'm friend of Peter Hardy. Thats the reason I think in T. magellanus cos I took the pic in North Luzon. Thx and tnx to #andreshernandez

Oops... Troides aeacus does not occur in the Philippines (, although it could be found in the neighboring countries (

@Juan Manuel, they almost look the same:

KakyoinNoriaki 7 years ago

Hi Juan Manuel, In the Link of the ID llok the Image 18.

Juan Manuel
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Cagayan, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 26, 2013
Submitted on Jul 26, 2013

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