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The famous Death Head Moth from Silence of the Lambs.


COMMON NAME: Death Head Moth
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acherontia atropos
LOCALITY: Europe & Africa
GLASS: 99% UV Blocking Conservation Glass
FRAME SIZE:  6″ x 6″ x 1.25″


 

Description

Made famous by the movie “Silence of the Lambs”, this framed death head moth is recognizable by the skull-shaped marking on its thorax. These species have also been observed raiding beehives of different species of honey bee for honey. Learn more about the natural history of the Death Head Moth in our blog.  This species is: Acherontia atropos

Framed DEATH HEAD MOTH details:

• 99% UV blocking museum-grade glass so colors won’t fade.*
• Gallery quality solid wood shadowbox.
• Museum label with detailed natural history information and lifestyle.
• Gift box, tissue paper wrap & care instructions to last a lifetime.
• Handcrafted in the Petaluma, CA by the artist.

*other sellers use regular picture frame glass which does not protect specimens.

Learn about our ethically sourced specimens.

Looking for insect decor inspiration? Check out our Customer Photos.

 

Additional information

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INTERNATIONAL ORDERS:
–  Jewelry ships for $15 to most countries from US.
–  Sorry, our insect displays cannot be shipped across borders.

SHIPPING TIME:
–  Most orders ship next business day, but a few can take up to 4 days to ship.
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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.
–  Recipient is responsible for return shipping.
–  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.