The Oleander Hawk Moth (Daphnis nerii) is a large species of hawk-moth found in parts of Africa, Asia and the Hawaiian Islands. It was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands to control an invasive oleanders plant, as well as to pollinate an endangered plant (Brighamia insignis and Brighamia rockii). Hawkmoths have a flight this is similar to hummingbirds with a rapid wing movement.
Framed OLEANDER HAWK MOTH 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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