Priam's Birdwing Butterfly (Ornithoptera priamus poseidon)

Availability Notes: Dead (spread, as pictured): $75 (male), or $25 (female)
Geographic Range: New Guinea
View: Top View  Sex: Male (top) & Female (bottom)
Size: Wingspan 13 cm (male) & 19 cm (female)


Image Copyright 2003
Barbara Strnadova

Ornithoptera priamus poseidon is a common subspecies of Ornithoptera priamus, farmed in Papua New Guinea for the insect trade.