This unique piece of moth taxidermy art features a bee mimicking species from Indonesia (Cocytia d’urvillei). This clear wing moth mimics a bee to avoid predators from messing with it. Scientists recently discovered an array of microscopic upright cylinders on the wing surface that are believed to be an anti-reflection coatings and a self cleaning mechanism.
BEE MIMIC MOTH FRAMING:
• 99% UV blocking conservation glass and acid & lignin free mounting papers.
• Gallery quality wood shadowbox frame with hanger
• Antique style museum label with natural history story about the specimen.
• Gift box
• Handmade in Sonoma County California