Alcides metaurus pink


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Alcides metaurus
BBAMELA Pink 060201
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SPECIES  Alcides metaurus

ORIGIN   Australia

FRAME   16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.

DESCRIPTION  This specimen has the unusual and rare pink colouration. This is a large moth - 100mm from North tropical Queensland Australia from the family Uraniidae. This adult moths colourations range from black with iridescent bands of yellow and/or pink. The larvae feed on Omphalea queenslandia and Omphalea papuana. They can be seen feeding on nectar and rest with their wings out.

This is the first time stocked and quantities are strictly limited. Please note the pink tinge varies from specimen to specimen.