Troides plato (Wallace, 1865)

Timor, 3200 feet;  July 1997 male   (specimen from Insect World, CA)
Timor, 3200 feet;  July 1997  female  (specimen from Insect World, CA)

    Generally considered a rarity, T plato is actually locally common in its habitat confined to the island of Timor. Political unrest and an unhealthy climate have made collecting and studying it difficult until recently.