2010 Summary for Ornithoptera rothschildi (Rothschild's Birdwing)
Criteria met: High volume (globally threatened)
Principal trade term to the EU: bodies
Principal source: ranched
Top EU importer: Germany
Top Trading Partner: Indonesia
CITES Appendix: II
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
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.