Troides staudingeri

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Troides staudingeri
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CITES Appendix II (CITES) [1]
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Troides
Species:
T. staudingeri
Binomial name
Troides staudingeri
(Röber, 1888)
Synonyms
  • Ornithoptera staudingeriRöber, 1888

Troides staudingeri is a birdwing butterfly in the genus Troides in the family Papilionidae. It is known from Leti Island, Moa Island, Kisar Island, Babar Island and Wetar Island.

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Subspecies

Biology

Like T. haliphron, T. staudingeri is a lowland species.

Biogeographic realm

Australasian realm.

Etymology

The specific name staudingeri honours the German entomologist Otto Staudinger.

Taxonomy

Previously considered to be a subspecies of haliphron, staudingeri was raised to a full species by Haugum and Low on the basis of differences in the genitali. This was accepted by Hancock.

Troides staudingeri is a member of the Troides haliphron species group. The members of this clade are:

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References

  1. "Appendices | CITES". cites.org. Retrieved 2022-01-14.

Other literature at Troides