Richmond Birdwing (Ornithoptera richmonida)
….a species of birdwing butterfly that is endemic to east coast subtropical areas in Queensland, Australia. Richmond birdwing larvae will mainly feed on two species of plants in the genus Pararistolochia, although they are known to feed on Aristolochia tagala as well. Like other birdwings adult O.richmonida are strong flyers and are active at dusk and the early morning, where they will feed on flowers (usually of the genus Lantana).
Male richmond birdwings will establish territories along creeks and clearings and will patrol them during the day. During the breeding season males and females will preform elaborate courtship displays. These displays usually consist of the male chasing the female and dousing her in pheromones from above.