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Photo #4532: Ornithoptera tithonus

Male, ssp. misresiana Joicey & Noakes, 1916

Ornithoptera tithonus

Base gallery. Upperside. Pinned specimen.

Photo, and identified by: Evgeny Komarov. Image redone at the website

Place of shooting/catching: New Guinea, the Arfak Mountains

Comments on this image

18.08.2011 2:40, Peter Khramov

Papua finally removed! Even though two seasons changed :--)

19.01.2011 0:18, Evgeny Komarov

That's right! New Guinea should be kept, Papua removed. Wrote down just on autopilot. Also true for other Ornithoptera of the Arfak Mountains such as Ornithoptera rotschildi, arfakensis, goliath.

19.01.2011 0:16, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Yes. This is Indonesian New Guinea.

19.01.2011 0:04, Peter Khramov

So mountains are true and Papua not?

18.01.2011 23:59, Dmitriy Pozhogin

That's just a blunder. The Arfak Mountains are not in Papua New Guinea but Indonesian New Guinea. West Irian Jaya.

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