12 Rare-Sighted And Appealing Butterfly Species
As the spring season approaches, we can see brilliant colored, fragrant and attractive flowers surrounded with colorful soft and beautiful flying butterflies. Multicolored flowers and butterflies on a background of lush green grass make the perfect sight, soothing for eyes and soul. This list a collection of 12 rare-sighted and appealing butterflies from around the globe.
12. Richmond Birdwing Butterfly
Richmond Birdwing Butterfly
The Richmond birdwing (Scientific name: Ornithoptera richmondia) is one of the largest Australian butterflies. They have a wingspan of up to 15cm in females and 13cm in males. This species is listed as Vulnerable in Queensland (Nature Conservation Act 1992). The male butterfly distinctively differs from the female one in appearance. The females either have brown or gray wings and the males have a black forewing with a distinctive iridescent green fore-edge.
11. Battus Polydamas Antiquus
Battus Polydamas Antiquus
Battus polydamas antiquus is an extinct subspecies of the Polydamas Swallowtail from the Papilionidae family. The ground color of the fore and hindwings is black and the upperside of the forewings consists of a row of eight green spots.