Ornithoptera rothschildi (Rothschild's Birdwing)

Criteria met:  High volume (globally threatened)

Principal trade term to the EU:  bodies

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  14%

Principal source:  ranched

Top EU importer:  Germany

Top Trading Partner:  Indonesia

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Vulnerable

EU-reported imports of ranched Ornithoptera rothschildi bodies, all purposes, 2001-2010.

EU imports in 2010 principally consisted of ranched bodies originating in Indonesia (295 bodies) which were primarily imported for commercial purposes; 17 pre-Convention bodies were also imported via San Marino from an unknown country of origin.

Imports of ranched bodies increased by 16% between 2009 and 2010.
The SRG formed a positive opinion for ranched specimens from Indonesia on 11/02/1998.