The Salamis family of butterflies are commonly known as Mother-of-Pearls and are found in Africa. The name “Salamis” comes from Greek mythology and is a nymph who is the daughter of river gods. This African butterfly taxidermy art has a dark velvety iridescent blue and an underside that resembles a dead leaf.
African butterfly taxidermy details:
• 99% UV blocking conservation glass and acid & lignin free mounting papers.
• Wood gallery quality shadowbox frame with hanger
• Reproduction antique museum label with natural history information
• Gift box
• Handmade in California