Framed Assorted Butterflies - Heliconius Sweep
The stunning Heliconius Butterfly sweep is a gorgeous arrangement of 8 colourful butterflies...
These stunning other wise known as brush - footed butterflies species have a large diversity of colouration.
They are small but very brightly coloured which generally means they are toxic and are unpalatable to predators. This species has many varied wing colourations.
What You Get
8 Butterflies in a Frame. The assortment of butterflies come lovingly mounted in a black frame 25.5cm x 28.5cm. 8 real butterflies are set behind glass. Orign is Peru.
More About The Specimens
These butterflies are REAL and natural! They are not altered, enhanced or otherwise modified from their natural colour. Many of the framed insects are ranched/farmed specifically for the purpose, and there are no species that are regarded as rare or endangered on CITES.
Your purchase actually aids environmental conservation rather than detracting from it by encouraging the indigenous caretakers to maintain host plant areas.
The frames are not made from real wood. Ethical concerns over deforestation in many third world countries has led to the use of timber substitute framing. All frames have glass fronts with a hook ready to hang. The use of recycled cardboard in the carry boxes also makes this product the complete eco-friendly gift.
Care Of Framed Insects
All frames are fumigated and are professionally prepared however Museum mites may occur. Mites can be detected by the presence of black dust underneath the bug. If this occurs immediately place frame inside a plastic bag and put into freezer for 72 hours. This will kill all mites. Keep framed specimens out of direct sunlight and humid areas.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
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