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Ornithoptera alexandrae (Queen Alexandra's Birdwing) is a species of butterflies in the family swallowtail butterflies. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are diurnal.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/9492/legal
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EOL has data for 11 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Queen Alexandra's Birdwing. View this species on GBIF