The Madagascan Sunset Moth (Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus) - TaxidermyArtistry
The Madagascan Sunset Moth (Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus) - TaxidermyArtistry
The Madagascan Sunset Moth (Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus) - TaxidermyArtistry
The Madagascan Sunset Moth (Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus) - TaxidermyArtistry

The Madagascan Sunset Moth (Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus)

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£7.99
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£7.99

Chrysiridia rhipheus, the Madagascan sunset moth, is a species of day-flying moth of the family Uraniidae. It is considered one of the most impressive and appealing-looking lepidopterans.

Chrysiridia rhipheus comes papered ready for spreading & display - it is expertly preserved so you can keep it looking as beautiful as when you first received it for years to come. Please handle with care as papered specimens are extremely fragile.

This gorgeous specimen is an excellent piece for any collector/photographer.

Latin Name: Urania ripheus / Chrysiridia rhipheus

Quality: A1- (minor scale rub from supplier paper)

Approx. size: 10 cm wingspan

Distribution: Madagascar

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Please note:
Photograph size does not indicate the insects' actual size, and colour may vary slightly due to photographic equipment lighting.

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


Where do we source our specimens?
Our specimens are responsibly sourced from sustainable farming projects and never taken from the wild. Your purchase supports the conservation of wildlife habitats for farmed insects in developing countries. We are committed to ethical sourcing and do not offer any species that are endangered or listed on the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) list.
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.

We have a wealth of experience collaborating with a diverse range of clients, including studios, photographers, and professionals, to bring their projects to life, whether you're looking to commission a piece for personal or professional use, we would be honoured to bring your vision to life. If you are interested in a commission project, please message us.

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