This blue Amazon butterfly has a silvery blue coloring, which is the result of microscopic scales which reflect light. This unique quality has inspired technological applications including photonic structures and solar panel technology. The Morpho portis is one of the first Morpho species named and was discovered in 1822 by Hübner. Other Morpho species available.
Framed PORTIS MORPHO 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