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  • Entomology 210823 MCZ Entomology
  • Troides paradisea
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • Stephansort, Finisterre Mountains
  • Oceania: Papua New Guinea: Madang Province
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2016-11-14)
Identifications
Troides paradisea (Staudinger, 1893)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Papilionidae Papilioninae Troidini Troides paradisea
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Verbatim: Ornithoptera paradisea Staudinger, 1893
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Verbatim: P. paradisea var. auriflua Fruh.
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Oceania
Country: Papua New Guinea
State/Province: Madang Province
Specific Locality: Stephansort, Finisterre Mountains
Verbatim Locality: Stephansort; Finisterre Mts. N. Guinea
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2016-11-14)
Collectors
Curt von Hagen
Identifiers
additional number: Unknown:16
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Male
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: A. G. Weeks Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Label: "I sent you the one & only Orni. paradisea it was ever my good fortune to receive, Carl v. Hagen, who took this pair, was afterwards eaten by the Papuans & the only thing he left his wife was about 4 pairs of these & I believe Staudinger received them at any rate when I wanted a pair for a customer a year or two ago I wrote to him & as you will resell at a profit. I think you will agree you get them cheap for (virtually) £14-10-0."
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