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DISPLAY NAME: Butterfly Wing Anatomy – Blue Morpho
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Morpho portis
LOCALITY: South America
FRAME SIZE:  6″ x 8″ x 1.25″

Description

The “skeletonized” Portis blue morpho butterfly features a specimen that has its scales removed on the right side of its wings.  This process is used by scientists to identify certain species of butterflies so they can look at the wing structure.  This specimen is paired mounted on an archival reprint of a butterfly anatomy print and makes an excellent insect cabinet of curiosities addition.

This South American species has long been prized amongst antiquarians, it’s beautiful shiny blue wings have graced the notable royal collections of the Tsar of Russia Peter the Great, the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa and the Queen of Sweden Ulrika Eleonora.

FRAMED SKELETON BUTTERFLY DETAILS:
• UV blocking conservation glass
• Wood gallery frame
• Reproduction museum label with natural history information.
• Handmade in California

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–  Sorry, our insect displays cannot be shipped across borders.

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RETURNS:
–  If you are not 100% satisfied with your selection, you can return or exchange it within 30 days of receipt.
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–  In rare case where item arrives damaged, please contact me.

CARE OF INSECT DISPLAYS:

• Like all fine art, keep insect frames out of direct sunlight and areas of high humidity.

CARE AND CLEANING OF BUTTERFLY WING JEWELRY:

• Sterling silver and glass pendants, earrings, rings and cuff links can be polished with soft polishing cloth when tarnished.
• Butterfly wing jewelry is not waterproof.