The Io Moth is a colorful North American moth in the Saturniidae, or silkmoth family. The bluish eyespot with some white in the center, on each hindwing, a defense mechanism meant to frighten off potential predators, especially when the moth is in the head-down position. The attractive Io moth caterpillar is also well-known because of its painful sting.
IO MOTH FRAMING:
► UV blocking conservation glass (so colors / details won’t fade)
► Museum quality archival shadowbox frame
► 9” H x 11” W x 1¼ “ D (choose frame color: black, walnut, white)
► Archival mounting materials (Acid and Lignin-free)
► Hook attached to back to hang on wall (Frame can also stand on its own)
► Natural history story about the specimen
► Info about ethical moth origin and care of display.
► Professionally made by an entomologist in Sonoma County California.
WE FRAME WITH UV BLOCKING GLASS:
UV rays are one of the most significant sources of degradation in museum artwork so we use Tru-Vue Conservation Clear UV blocking glass which blocks 99% of UV rays so you can enjoy your insect art for decades.
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We take great pride in making a high quality product and have the most 5-star reviews (over 5,000) on the internet. Our framed insect displays have been recognized by Pottery Barn, West Elm, Apartment Therapy, Herman Miller and won the BEST of HOUZZ award (leading home design site) for 2014 & 2015. see all our awards and press