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Troides aeacus C. & R. Felder, 1860

Самец  Troides aeacus

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Troidini genus Troides → species Troides aeacus

Species name(s)

Troides aeacus C. & R. Felder, 1860 = Ornithoptera aeacus = Troides aeacus aeacus.

Golden Birdwing

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:15253

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Indo-Malayan.

Самка  Troides aeacus

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Ornithoptera aeacus. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 100-140 mm. Similar to T. helenus but HW (hind - wing) with black dusting on the inner edges of marginal spots in spaces 2, 3, 4, sometimes in space as well especially in male. Female, black submarginal spots not conjoined, but with black dusting in space 2 and 3 in thomsoni, black dusting not clearly present in aeacus, however, differs from female T. helena - f. eumagos by having white markings along the FW (fore - wing) veins. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Troides aeacus

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus, Igor Ivannikov.

Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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