Another member of the delicate and graceful Salamis family of butterflies, which are commonly known as Mother-of-Pearls and found in Africa. The Lilac Mother of Pearl is a delicate orange butterfly that has hints of purple when viewed at an angle. The name “Salamis” comes from Greek mythology and is a nymph. This species is related to the Mother of Pearl and Blue Mother of Pearl butterflies.
Framed Lilac Mother of Pearl (Salamis cacta) 6×6 Frame 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