A high quality handmade glass dome with four Phoebis philea - the Orange-barred sulphur, is a species of butterfly found in the Americas, these ones are from Peru. The species eats nectar from red-colored plants and the larvae feeds on Cassia species. Mounted in a Red Moor wood piece, previously treated and harmless, for the security and prevention of any bacterial problem, it is also presented two Hebomoja glaucippe from Thailand - this particular species presents glacontryphan-M in the wings, a peptide toxin belonging to the family contryphan that is an active constituent of the poisonous venom produced by cone snail (genus Conus). In the Hebomoia glaucippe this toxin works as a defense against predators.
Urania leilus dome
Glass dome with two Urania leilus butterflies.
Urania leilus named as Green-banded Urania is a daytime neotropical moth of the Uraniidae family, found east of the Andes.
These specimen is from Peru.
Dimensions: 14,5 cm diameter x 26 cm
Weight: 710 g
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A pair of the very rare and delicate Eustera brachyura butterfly, from Ivory Coast, in a handmade glass vitrine.
A moth that it's seen from time to time, a One of a Kind decor piece!
A beautiful glass frame with 3 speciemen of each of Charaxes brutus and C. candiope showing both sides of the wings.
Charaxes brutus, the White-barred Emperor or White-barred Charaxes, both butterfly in the family Nymphalidae.
Charaxes candiope, the Green-veined Emperor or Green-veined charaxes are very territorial and according to the Guinness World Records is the most aggressive butterfly in existence.
Charaxes with closed wings usually have incredible patterns and colours.
Papilio antimachus in a white wood frame.
Two specimen, one each side, showing the interior and the back of their magnificent wings. The African giant swallowtail, is a butterfly in the family Papilionidae. With a wingspan between 18 and 23 centimetres, it is the largest butterfly in Africa and among the largest butterflies in the world.
The wings are long and narrow and the ground color is orange brown with black markings. Papilio antimachus live in the tropical rainforests of west and central Africa. The distribution area stretches from Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. The male is larger than the female and can be seen in groups at nectar. The females show themselves less, continually flying high above the tree tops.
The butterfly has no natural enemies because it is very toxic. This one came from Congo.
Witness the magnificence of a superb big glass dome housing two exquisite butterflies from each of the following species: Hebomoia leucippe from Ceram – Indonesia, Taenaris catops from Papua New Guinea, Cethosia hypsea from Luzon – Philippines, Palla ussheri, and Danaus chrysippus from Congo. This incredible composition showcases a vibrant display of colors and showcases stunning specimens.
Handmade glass dome with five Papilio dardanus, from Congo and four Papilio memnon, from Thailand.
Beauty color contrast with this butterfly species.
Wood glass dome with two Papilio ulysses from Ceram - Moluccan Island, a superb exclusive species with bright contrast of black and deep blue.
Papilio ulysses - popularly named as Ulysses Butterfly, Blue Mountain Swallowtail, Mountain Blue or Blue Emperor - it is a butterfly of the Papilionidae family and Papilioninae subfamily, found in the Australian biogeographic region and native to the Wallacea area and the island of Nova Guinea, Bismarck archipelago and Northern Australia.
Palla decius and Hypolimnias dexithea in a golden base glass dome.
Palla decius, the white-banded palla, from Congo. Hypolimnias dexithea from Madagascar.
Both belonging to the Nymphalidae family.
Superb examples of how beautiful butterflies can be.
Trogonoptera brookiana, Rajah Brooke's birdwing, is a birdwing butterfly from the rainforests of the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Natuna, Sumatra, and various small islands west of Sumatra. The butterfly was named by the naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in 1855, after James Brooke, the Rajah of Sarawak.
It's a protected species, listed under Appendix II of CITES, meaning that international export is restricted to those who have been granted a permit. It is the national butterfly of Malaysia.
Both sexes resemble the more restricted relative, but males of Rajah Brooke's birdwing have more green to the hindwings. The wingspan of Rajah Brooke's birdwing is 15–17 cm. The wings of males are mainly black. Each forewing has seven tooth-shaped electric-green markings, while there is a relatively large electric-green patch on the hindwings. The head is bright red and the body is black with red markings. The wings of females are browner with prominent white flashes at the tips of the forewings and at the base of the hindwings.
Is one of the most beautiful butterfly in the world, mounted in a black wood frame, from Malaysia with Cites certificate.
Glass dome with three Hebomoia leucippe butterflies.
Great and vivid colors!
Argema mittrei ( male ) - Madagascar Moon butterfly is a very big size moth, with a beautiful colour and shape.
A nature prodigy from Madagascar.
Displayed in a glass case.
A Papilio family frame, displaying:
Papilio maacki - from China
Papilio memnon - from Thailand
Papilio nireus - from Congo
Papilio delalandei - from Madagascar
Papilio lormieri - from Congo
Papilio antenor - from Madagascar
Beautiful set on a white wood frame.
Attacus atlas or Atlas moth - a couple (male and female), from Thailand, in a black wood frame.
The Atlas moth is one of the largest lepidopterans, with a wingspan measuring up to 24 cm (9.4 in). As in most Lepidoptera, females are noticeably larger and heavier than males, while males have broader antennae. Both forewings have a prominent extension at the tip, with markings that resemble the head of a snake, a resemblance which is exaggerated by movements of the wings when the moth is confronted by potential predators.Their habitat is primarily dry tropical forests, secondary forests, and shrublands across South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, including Borneo.
Glass dome with three Graphium sarpedon butterflies.
Graphium sarpedon, the common bluebottle or blue triangle in Australia, is a species of swallowtail butterfly that is found in South and Southeast Asia, as well as eastern Australia. These ones came from Indonesia.
Glass dome with four Morpho didius butterflies from Peru, one of the most iconic butterfly.
With the intense metallic blue color, the giant blue Morpho, is a Neotropical butterfly belonging to the subfamily Morphinae of family Nymphalidae.
One of a kind piece!
Papilio rumanzowia, the Red Mormon, is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae.
This fabulous dome have two pairs of male and female specimen, superb color and quality, mounted in handmade glass dome with a grey lacquered wood base.
These specimen came from Philippines.