SPECIES Ornithoptera tithonus misresiana Male
FRAME 20x20xD3cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION Ornithoptera tithonus of which misresiana is a subspecies is endemic to Indonesia, where it is restricted to West Papua (formerly western Irian Jaya) and the neighbouring islands. The misresiana was recorded from the Arfak Mountains (Meni, Minyambow, Dimaisi, Anggi Gigi, Memti, Bikela and Mt. Misresi - from which it derives its name. The main threat to this butterfly is habitat loss and through the establishment of captive breeding facilities in Indonesia the wild population is protected and more about their biology is documented. The colours are of brilliant green and golden yellow. As they are a natural product please note some markings may vary from image shown.
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