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birdwing

(ˈbɜːdˌwɪŋ)
n
(Zoology) a type of large, tropical butterfly
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This paper illustrates some of the varied contexts in which Lepidoptera conservation needs have arisen in urban areas of eastern Australia, and the scope of species management plans for three key species: Eltham copper butterfly Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida; Richmond birdwing butterfly Ornithoptera richmondia; and Golden sun-moth Synemon plana).
With fanciful names such as birdwing pearlymussel (Lemiox rimosus), Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), and rough rabbitsfoot (Q.
Australia Post's latest stamp issue celebrates four spectacular Australian butterfly species: the Pale Triangle (Graphium eurypylus), the Bordered Rustic (Cupha prosope), the Cairns Birdwing (Ornithoptera euphorion) and the Chequered Swallowtail (Papilio demoleus).
Adamson's collection from Burma of 4,000 butterflies, and the large Birdwing butterfly collection donated by James J.
Life history and demographics of the endangered birdwing pearly mussel (Lemiox rimosus) (Bivalvia: Unionidae).
EXQUISITE Attenborough marvels at Priam's birdwing butterfly
But David''s not done there; among others, he also wants to fill us in on the movements of the solenodon, an ancient mammal, the Sunda pangolin, which has armour made of keratin, and Priam''s birdwing butterfly, which is the largest on earth.
The series also features the largest butterfly on earth - the Priam's birdwing butterfly - and the Sumatran rhino, the smallest and most threatened member of its species.
Then there's the solenodon, an ancient mammal, the Sunda pangolin, which has armour made of keratin, and Priam's birdwing butterfly, the largest on earth.
Among showcased butterflies there is a dovetail which lives in Philippine island Pallavan, Indonesian Kalimantan, Golden Birdwing whose wing is 15 santimeters and has a Chinese name "Rice-paper" which is poisoneous and not eaten even by insects.
This is a well-meaning book, designed to encourage children to help protect the birdwing butterfly.