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COMMON NAME: Charles Darwin Butterfly
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asterope leprieuri (Callithea philotima)
LOCALITY: South America
FRAME SIZE:  6″ x 6″ x 1.25″

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Description

This stunning South American butterfly was a favorite butterfly of the Victorian naturalist Charles Darwin and belongs to the Callithea group of butterflies, which Darwin once described as “the most richly colored of all butterflies.”  Also called Leprieur’s glory and a member of the Nymphalidae family, with its first pair of legs are not used for walking, but function as chemoreceptors for tasting and smelling.  The metallic sage/green underside is even more impressive.

Framed CHARLES DARWIN BUTTERFLY Details:
• 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

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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.