Death's Head Hawk Moth in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Acherontia atropos)

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  • An amazing Deaths Head Hawk Moth in a handmade wooden dome mounted on clear acrylic rods, creating the illusion that the specimen is floating. Your choice of a brown or black base.

    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 or Female

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

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

    Dome Size: 6.75 x 8.75 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): 10
    Dome Size: Large
    Gender: Male
    Specimen Type: Moth
    Specimen Colour: Orange,Black
    Distribution: Europe

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