Bushveld Purple Tip Butterfly in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Colotis ione)

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  • A Stunning Bushveld Purple Tip in a handmade glass dome with your choice of brown or black wooden base.

    Colotis ione has many other names such as Bushveld Purple Tip, Common Purple Tip or Violet Tip is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found in the dry parts of Africa south of the Sahara.

    Its wingspan reaches   4 - 5  centimetres.

    Latin Name: Colotis ione.

    Quality: A1 What does this mean?

    Sex: Male.

    Distribution:  Colotis ione Can be found in Africa.

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Dome Size: 3.25 x 4.75 Inches.

    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
    Dome Size: Small
    Gender: Male
    Specimen Type: Butterfly
    Specimen Colour: Green
    Distribution: Africa

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