Elephant Hawk-moth in Box Frame (Deilephila elpenor)

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A Stunning Elephant Hawk-moth in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

Elephant Hawk-moth or also known as Deilephila elpenor is a moth in the family Sphingidae. The name Elephant Hawk-moth derived from the caterpillar's resemblance to an Elephants trunk. This moth is most common in Central Europe. It Has sensitive eyes that all it to see colour even at low-light and it is the first species in which nocturnal colour vision was documented in animals.

Its wingspan reaches 6 - 7 centimetres.

Latin Name: Deilephila elpenor.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution:  Deilephila elpenor can be found Around Central Europe.

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) 5
Gender Male
Frame Size (Inches) 5 x 5
Specimen Colour Pink,Orange
Distribution South America

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