Minibeast Madagascan Sunset Moth Underside (Chrysiridia rhipheus)

Madagascan Sunset Moth Underside (Chrysiridia rhipheus)

  • £38.00
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  • Product Code: 0015
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  • Price in reward points: 380

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Description

A stunning Madagascan sunset moth (Underside Mount) in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

The Madagascan sunset moth is a day-flying moth of the family Uraniidae. It is considered one of the most impressive looking moths and sought after by collectors. The species was named by Dru Drury in 1773 when he originally considered it to be a butterfly

Its wingspan reaches 7–9 centimetres (2.8–3.5 in).

 

Latin Name: Chrysiridia rhipheus.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Chrysiridia rhipheus can be found in Madagascar.

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.

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