Ornithoptera croesus
Wallace's Golden Birdwing Pair in Box Frame

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    A beautiful Wallace's Golden Birdwing butterfly pair in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

    The Wallace's Golden Birdwing belongs to the It is a member of the Ornithoptera priamus species group of butterflies. The butterfly is a amazing example of a birdwing butterfly. Alfred Russel Wallace who described the species in 1859 recounts his capture of the butterfly in his book The Malay Archipelago (1869): "The beauty and brilliancy of this insect are indescribable, and none but a naturalist can understand the intense excitement I experienced when I at length captured it.

    Its wingspan reaches 17-20 centimetres (6.69-7.87 in).

    Latin Name: Wallace's Golden Birdwing.

    Quality: A1

    Sex: Male & Female.

    Distribution: Wallace's Golden Birdwing can be found in Indonesia.

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

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

    Frame Size: 14 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): 17
    Gender: Male & Female
    Frame Size (Inches): 14 x 10
    Specimen Colour: Orange
    Distribution: Asia
    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 3 to 5 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.

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