The Red Admiral in Box Frame (Vanessa atalanta)

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  • Product Code: 1974
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A beautiful The Red Admiral 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 Red Admiral butterfly was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. It's caterpillar primary host plant is the stinging nettle. The female butterflies will only mate with males that hold territory. 


Its wingspan reaches 5 - 5.5 centimetres (1.9 - 2.16 in). 


Latin Name: Vanessa atalanta.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Vanessa atalanta can be found in North African, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.

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.

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