The fore wings are black. The edge is green. A black and longish odour-spot is on the wing.
The underside of Ornithoptera priamus is black. There is a chain of bluish or green spots in the middle of the wing.
The hind wings of Ornithoptera priamus are green. At the wing leading edge there is a big, golden spots. At the outer edge there is also a small golden spot and a chain of black spots. The edge of wing is black.
The underside is dark-green or bluish. The golden spots are transperent like a window. The veins are black partly. The edge of wing is black. At the outer edge there is a chain of black spots.
The body (abdomen) is yellow. Head and thorax are black. The underside of thorax has a red hair-coat.