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Tithonus Birdwing (Ornithoptera tithonus)

Tithonus Birdwing (Ornithoptera tithonus) male


order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae genus Ornithoptera → species Ornithoptera tithonus

Species name(s)

Ornithoptera tithonus (de Haan, 1840) = Troides tithonus (de Haan, 1840) = Troides tithonius = Ornithoptera tithonius = Ornithoptera (Schoenbergia) tithonus.

Tithonus Birdwing


Zoogeographical regions



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