common birdwing (Troides helena)
English: Plate from Zoological illustrations, Volume 3, 2nd series. Amphrisius Nymphalides = Papilio Amphrisius Godart. Accepted as Troides helena
Date published 1829
Source Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities, Volume 3, 2nd series (1829)
Author William Swainson
The common birdwing (Troides helena) is a butterfly belonging to the family Papilionidae. Globally it is found in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, peninsular and eastern Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Kampuchea, Thailand, Vietnam, southern China including Hainan, and Hong Kong.