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Bhutanitis lidderdalii

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  • Naturalized collection
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (René Limoges)

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Description

Butterflies

This species can also be found in the Butterflies section under the theme A time for everyone/Daytime, specimen number 35 (country of origin: Nepal).

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The Bhutan Glory butterfly is rare and highly sought after. It is named after Bhutan, the country in Asia where it lives. It is also found in China, India and northern Thailand. Today, the butterfly is protected by Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Theme

For the love of insects

Sub-theme

For insects

Section

Protecting endangered species

Specimen number

7

Country of origin

China
Scientific name
Bhutanitis lidderdalii
Class
Insects
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Papilionidae

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