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common birdwing

Troides helena

Description:

The Common Birdwing, Troides helena (Linnaeus, 1758), is a beautiful and large butterfly belonging to the Swallowtail (Papilionidae family). It is often found in the wildlife trade due to its popularity with butterfly collectors. The butterfly has seventeen subspecies.

Habitat:

at the buttefly center houston.


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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Common Birdwing- Troides helena

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.76, Long: -95.38

Spotted on Jun 17, 2011
Submitted on Jun 18, 2011

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