The Framed Olivewing butterfly (Nessaea hewitsoni) is an interesting species because it is one of the only animals in the world known to be able to develop blue pigment, which is called pterobilin. (available here viewing the topside). This specimen is displayed displaying the underside which is a stunning green color.
This butterfly taxidermy art is professionally mounted and sealed in a shadowbox frame with UV blocking glass.
Framed OLIVEWING BUTTERFLY underside 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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