The Clipper butterfly can be found with a variety of different colors such as blue, green, brown and gold with each different color form considered a subspecies of Parthenos sylvia. Our specimen is a gold/brown color. The Etymology of the scientific name: The butterfly genus Parthenos is Greek for virgin and the species name sylvia comes from the Latin word silva which means “wood or forest”.
Framed PARTHENOS SYLVIA 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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