The brilliant colors of the Madagascan sunset moth warn predators of its toxicity, and will draw attention to this stunning piece of framed insect art. Unlike most other moths, this beautiful symbol of faith and determination is not nocturnal, but flies by day. Its striking coloration made it popular for use in jewelry during the Victorian Era.
COMMON NAME: Madagascan Sunset Moth
SPECIES: Urania ripheus
> UV blocking glass, museum quality shadowbox frame, sustainably harvested moth specimen.
> Length: 6". Width: 6". Height: 1.25".
> Sustainably assembled in San Francisco, CA.
> Found at our 88 Charles St location.