Largest Brown Grasshopper (Tropidacris dux) (F) Insect

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Largest Brown Grasshopper (Tropidacris dux) (F)

Welcome to the exciting world of taxidermy! Here at TaxidermyArtistry, we pride ourselves on offering the largest and most beautiful selection of preserved specimens in the UK. Our specimen from Peru,the Iquitos, is one of the most stunning examples of nature’s handiwork that you will ever lay your eyes on. The brown colouration is simply beautiful, and it is the largest grasshopper in the world. We are confident that you will be absolutely amazed by this magnificent creature, and we are sure that it will take pride of place in your home or office.

Peruvian giant grasshoppers of the genus Tropidacris are the world’s largest, easily reaching lengths of 5 inches and a wingspan of 9 inches when spread.. They are tan or light brown in color with long antennae and powerful hind legs for jumping. This particular specimen is a fine example of the species Tropidacris dux, coming from the Iquitos region of Peru. It has been preserved expertly, making it an excellent addition to any collection.

Latin name: Tropidacris dux

Sex: Female

In excellent condition, will be packaged accordingly to ensure a safe arrival.
Country of origin: Peru
Excellent for collectors & photographers!

Approximate size:
10cm length

Please note, due to the nature of this item, the specimen which you will receive may differ slightly.

These species are not protected under any law and are not part of CITES, it is perfectly legal to own this taxidermy specimen.
Sourced in accordance within the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

For your peace of mind:

All our specimens are either captive bred or from sustainable sources. Your purchase helps conserve wildlife habitat for farming insects in third world countries. We do not sell endangered species or species taken from the wild.

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