Female Promethea silkmoth in Box Frame (Callosamia promethea)

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A beautiful Female Promethea silkmoth in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

The Female Promethea silkmoth is a member of the family Saturniidae. It is also known as the spicebush silkmoth, which refers to one of the promethea silkmoth's host plants, spicebush. It is classified as a silk moth, for its ability to produce silk, which it uses in the formation of its cocoon

The wingspan is 76 mm (3 in) to 102 mm (4 in).

Latin Name: Callosamia promethea.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Female.

Distribution: Promethea silkmoth can be found in the United States.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade 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 insect 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.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Wingspan (cm): 7
Gender: Female
Frame Size (Inches): 6 x 6
Specimen Colour: Brown
Distribution: America

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