Taxon profile


Ornithoptera Boisduval, 1832

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Papilionidae - swallowtails and apollos »  genus Troides - birdwings

Scientific synonyms

Amphrisius Swainson, 1833
Ornithopterus Westwood, 1840
Priamoptera Rippon, 1890

Type taxon:Papilio priamus Linnaeus, 1758
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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

species Troides aesacus Ney, 1903

Troides aesacus

species Troides croesus (Wallace, 1859) - Wallace's Golden Birdwing

Troides croesus - Wallace's Golden Birdwing

species Troides priamus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Priam's Birdwing

Troides priamus - Priam's Birdwing

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [82ff7ad9-0627-4356-9138-d792acd8dd59]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ornithoptera Boisduval, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014

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