Death's Head Hawk Moth Pair in Baroque Style Box Frame

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An amazing Deaths Head Hawk Moth Pair in a handmade wooden Baroque Style frame. The specimens are mounted on high quality acid free black conservation board with a black mount and striking white edge, all rounded off with Baroque Style corner protectors.

The Deaths Head Hawk Moth belongs to the Acherontia family of moths. The skull-like pattern and its fanciful associations with the supernatural and evil have fostered superstitious fears of the species. The species name atropos is from Greek myth and related to death

Its wingspan reaches 10–12 centimetres (3.9–5.1 in).

 

Latin Name: Acherontia atropos.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Acherontia atropos can be found in most regions of Europe.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 9 x 7 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.

Information
Approx Wingspan (cm) 10
Gender Male
Frame Size (Inches) 9 x 7
Specimen Colour Orange
Distribution Asia

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