Finest Mixed Blue Butterflies under Glass Dome - Morpho menelaus and M.didius - 40×23×23 cm

Description
Finest Mixed Blue Butterflies under Glass Dome - Morpho menelaus and M.didius - 40×23×23 cm
2018 - South America - non-CITES species

Stunning dome filled with 6 finest quality Morpho Menelaus & Didius butterflies.

2 x Morpho didius a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The scientific name of the species is validly published for the first time in 1874 by Carl Heinrich Hopffer.

4 x Morpho menelaus is a butterfly from the subfamily Satyrinae.

The blue color of the butterfly is not caused by pigment but by the microscopic structure of the wings and is therefore a structural color. The color changes somewhat with the observation angle and the intensity increases strongly with striking light. This is called irising. The males are brighter in color than the females who also have a brown border with white spots on the front wing. The underside of the wings is brown with different 'eyes'. The butterfly has a wingspan of between 100 and 120 millimetres.

Dimensions Glass Dome:
Height: 40 cm
Width: 23 cm

Notice:
The butterflies are not wild-caught but farmed to create this piece.

Is shipped with extreme care and sent by registered post

( To prove you that this Glass dome is packed and shipped with the utmost care, the buyer receives photos of the packaging process before it is shiped ! )

Lot details
Specimen
Finest Mixed Blue Butterflies
Object
under Glass Dome
Scientific Name
Morpho menelaus and M.didius
Origin
South America
CITES relevancy
non-CITES species
Condition
Preserved
Year
2018
Dimensions
40×23×23 cm
Weight
1.8 kg
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