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Tuesday, 04 May 2004 (7/2004)

Commemorative Issue: Nature of Australia - Rain Forest Butterflies

Red lacewing (Cethosia cydippe)Blue-banded eggfly (Hypolimnas alimena)Cruiser (Vindula arsinoe)Daintree rainforest

This is the final issue in the Nature of Australia definitive series. The series, which started in 1996, has depicted different Australian habitats using illustrations of specific environments that are representative of the habitat and images of the flora and fauna found within the habitat.

The series has featured eucalyptus forest, wetlands, coastal and desert habitats. The fifth, and final habitat, rainforest as exemplified by the Wet Tropics in far north Queensland, was introduced with Nature of Australia: Rainforest (February 2003).


copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.

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