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(also bird-winged butterfly)


  • A very large boldly marked butterfly occurring in the tropical parts of Australasia.
    • Genus Ornithoptera, family Papilionidae: several species, including Queen Alexandra’s birdwing (O. alexandrae), which is the world’s largest butterfly

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