Urania Swallowtail Moth in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Urania leilus)

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  • A beautiful Urania leilus Swallowtail 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 Urania leilus Swallowtail Moth is a day-flying moth of the Uraniidae family. It is found in tropical South America east of the Andes, including Suriname, French Guiana, east Colombia, Venezuela, east Ecuador, Brazil, north Bolivia, east Peru, and Trinidad. It has been recorded as a vagrant to the central and northern Lesser Antilles such as St. Kitts, Barbados and Dominica

    Its wingspan reaches 6-8 centimetres (2.6-3.4 in). 

    Latin Name: Urania leilus.

    Quality: A1 What does this mean?

    Sex: Male.

    Distribution: Urania leilus can be found in South America.

    Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

    Dome Size: 3.75 x 6.25 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): 7
    Dome Size: Medium
    Gender: Male
    Specimen Type: Moth
    Specimen Colour: Green
    Distribution: America

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