|Male (above) and female|
Troides criton, the Criton birdwing, is a birdwing butterfly found on the islands of Morotai, Halmahera, Bali, Bacan, Ternate and Obi in Indonesia.
Troides criton is sexually dimorphic.
Male: The ground colour of the forewings is black. A large discal golden area has veins are black veins. The underside is very similar.
Female: In the female some of the veins are bordered by white. There is a chain of internervular black spots in the golden area. The underside is very similar.
In both sexes the abdomen is brown with a yellow underside. The head and thorax are black and the underside of thorax has a red hair.
Troides criton is a member of the Troides haliphron species group. The members of this clade are:
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