Violet-washed Charaxes in Box Frame (Charaxes lucretius)

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A beautiful Violet-washed Charaxes butterfly in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

The Violet-washed Charaxes belongs to the Nymphalidae family of butterflies. Its primary food is Annona senegalensis, commonly known as African custard-apple.

Its wingspan reaches 6–8 centimetres (2.6–3.4 in).


Latin Name: Charaxes lucretius.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Charaxes lucretius is a forest butterfly found in Africa (Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia).

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 5 x 5 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): 6
Gender: Male
Frame Size (Inches): 5 x 5
Specimen Colour: Red
Distribution: Africa

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