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Coscinocera hercules
Hercules Moth In Box Frame

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    The Hercules Moth in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

    The Hercules moth, is from the family Saturniidae, it is endemic to New Guinea and northern Australia. First described by William Henry Miskin in 1876. Female adults have a wingspan of about 27 centimetres (11 in), making it one of the largest moths found in Australia, its wings have the largest documented surface area (300 square centimeters) of any living insect.

    Latin Name: Coscinocera hercules

    Quality: A1- / A

    Sex: Male

    Distribution: Coscinocera hercules can be found in New Guinea and northern Australia.

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.

    Frame Size:  10 x 10 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): 16
    Gender: Male
    Frame Size (Inches): 10 x 10
    Specimen Colour: Red
    Distribution: Oceania
    All our frames are made to order, this handmade process means your order will take several days for us to prepare. Our current production time is around 7 to 8 working days but larger specimens can take a few days longer due to the time it takes the specimen to dry. If you are ordering for presents, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, please order well in advance.

    All of our frames are carefully wrapped and boxed before shipping out once they are ready. Items that we advise are in stock still need to be prepared and made for you.

    If you are in a rush, frames can be shipped on a quicker delivery service once they are ready. We can ship on an overnight service for example but you will need to email us, so we can advise when your order will be ready.

    You will receive an email once your order is dispatched containing a tracking number.

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