Minibeast The Water Scorpion in Box Frame (Nepa cinerea)

The Water Scorpion in Box Frame (Nepa cinerea)


  • £42.00
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  • Product Code: 0136
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  • Price in reward points: 420

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Description

A Water Scorpion in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and region name are printed underneath the specimen.

The Water Scorpion is from the family of Nepidae. Respiration in the adult is effected by means of the caudal process, which consists of a pair of half-tubes capable of being locked together to form a siphon by means of which air is conducted to the tracheae at the apex of the abdomen when the tip of the tube is thrust above the surface of the water.

It can reach 3 to 4 inches.

 

Latin Name: Nepa cinerea

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Nepa cinerea can be found in Central Europe and the British Isles

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.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

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