The Queen Victoria's Birdwing Male & Female Pair in Box Frame
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Eco-friendly gift boxes, made from 100% recycled cardboard. Each frame is packed individually & wrapped in tissue paper.
A unique and magnificent Queen Victoria's Birdwing butterfly male & female 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 Queen Victoria's Birdwing belongs to the Papilionidae family. It was originally known as Ornithoptera allotei, a natural hybrid between Ornithoptera victoriae and Ornithoptera priamus urvillianus. The breed is not rare, but some populations are declining due to deforestation. Minibeast is part of funding conversation projects in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.
These birdwings are CITES appendix II protected and all appropriate paperwork has been completed for their importation into the UK.
Wingspan: 15.8cm (6.2 Inches)
Latin Name: Ornithoptera victoriae
Sex: Male & Female
Distribution: Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands
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.
Gender: Male & Female
Frame Size (Inches): 14 x 10
Specimen Colour: Green,Yellow
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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