The Queen Victoria's Birdwing in Box Frame (Ornithoptera victoria regis)
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A beautiful The Queen Victoria Birdwing butterfly in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.
This specimen is a subspecies (regis) of the Ornithoptera victoria, it is one of eight different subspecies. An extremely special and rare specimen, the species is becoming increasingly endangered due to deforestation. However, conservation projects in Papa New Guinea have done an amazing job in protecting the species, allowing us to work closely in providing you with these spectacular collector's item.
A stunning an unique butterfly, the Birdwings are some of the largest butterflies in the world. This specimen is the ultimate collector's item and can be treasured and displayed for many years to come.
Wingspan: 14.8cm (5.8 Inches)
Latin Name: Ornithoptera victoria regis
Quality: A1- What does this mean?
Distribution: Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands
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.
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