Frame: 15.5x28.5xD3cm. Made from recycled products.
Rainbow metallic colours on this beautiful day flying moth. Also known as the Sunset moth for obvious reasons. The colours on the Madagascan sunset moth's wings are produced by the conjunction of two optical phenomena namely optical interference and inter scale reflection.It is endemic to the Island of Madagascar where large migrations are seen in certain months. The bright metallic colours are a warning to predators of their toxicity.
This framed moth / butterfly is one of our best sellers.
Our framed real butterfly and framed insect natural home decor art is highly sought after as both unique and mainstream gift items.
Framed Insects / butterflies are a natural product and as such small imperfections may occur. All the insects are permanently and professionally mounted to the backboard and cannot be removed without causing damage to the butterfly specimen. Our black frames are not made from real wood. Ethical concerns over deforestation in many third world countries has led us to pioneer the use of timber substitute framing. All frames have glass fronts with a hook ready to hang. All butterflies, other insects and arachnids are REAL! We do not alter, enhance or otherwise modify their natural colour. Website images are as close as possible to true likeness. Some sizings of insect in frame maybe approximate. Care of your framed insects All frames are fumigated and are professionally prepared. As this is a natural product book lice may occur in your frame. Book lice are present in most environments, do not carry disease and are best dealt with by following the instructions below. These tiny insects can be detected by black dust underneath the bug. If this occurs immediately place frame inside a plastic bag and put into freezer for a minimum of 72 hours. If you have a collection constant monitoring is highly recommended to avoid these tiny insects attacking your specimen. Keep framed specimens out of direct sunlight and keep in low humid areas. This will prevent mould and help prevent book lice. Correct care for your framed insect specimen will ensure many years of enjoyment.