Male Ornithoptera priamus Poseidon Butterfly in a Black Shadow Box FrameSpecies: Ornithoptera priamus Poseidon
Dimensions: 20x20xD5cm Made from recycled products.
Description: Bright emerald green/black wings AKA Priam's Birdwing. The female in contrast is a dull brown and black. This birdwing for sale is not endemic . Ornithoptera priamus euphorion is endemic to Australia. As larva feeds on the poisonous Aristolochia vine it makes this butterfly unpalatable to predators. The careful conservation of its preferred habitats has ensured this butterfly is no longer endangered. This butterfly indeed can also be seen in many gardens if its food plant is provided.
Note: This butterfly is farmed and has been imported with permits.