Minibeast Imperial Moth in Box Frame (Eacles imperialis)

Imperial Moth in Box Frame (Eacles imperialis)

  • £39.00
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  • Product Code: 2059
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  • Price in reward points: 390

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Description

A beautiful Imperial moth in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

Eacles imperialis, the imperial moth, is a Nearctic member of the family Saturniidae and subfamily Ceratocampinae. The species was first described by Dru Drury in 1773. There is a high amount of variation within this species. The colors of the adult are always primarily yellow with red, brown, and purple blotches but can vary distinctly on this Light and dark morphs of this species are found in both northern and southern regions of their range. Individuals from the northern regions of their native range may tend to have fewer dark markings.

The wingspan is 80 to 175 mm

Latin Name: Eacles imperialis.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Eacles imperialis can be found from Argentina to Canada.

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.

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