Deaths Head Hawk Moth in Box Frame (Acherontia Lachesis)

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An amazing Deaths Head Hawk Moth in a hand made wooden frame mounted on high quality acid free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

The Deaths Head Hawk Moth belongs to the Acherontia family of moths. These moths are easily distinguishable by the vaguely human skull-shaped pattern of markings on the thorax. The skull-like pattern and its fanciful associations with the supernatural and evil have fostered superstitious fears of the species. The species name atropos is from Greek myth and related to death

Its wingspan reaches 10–12 centimetres (3.9–5.1 in).


Latin Name: Acherontia lachesis.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Acherontia lachesis can be found in most regions of Asia.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Black wood. Hand made in our workshop.

Frame Size: 6 x 6 Inch.

Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.

Where do we source our insects specimens?All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.

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