Troides rhadamantus

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Golden birdwing
Rhadamantus P3060006.jpg
Male, upperside
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Troides
Species: T. rhadamantus
Binomial name
Troides rhadamantus
(Lucas, 1835)

Troides rhadamantus, the golden birdwing,[1] is a birdwing butterfly that inhabits the Philippines. There are many subspecies on islands of the Philippines and some authors consider Troides plateni and Troides dohertyi as subspecies of T. rhadamantus.

Related species[edit]

Troides rhadamantus is a member of the Troides aecus species group. The members of this clade are:


  1. ^ Golden Birdwing, Lepidoptera

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