SPECIES Morpho adonis
FRAME 16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION Metallic blue colouration on this beautiful morpho. There are 29 species of Morpho. Their iridescent colouring is a result of the microscopic scales on the wings which reflect light. The underside is a dull brownish colour usually with various eyespots which deter predators when wings are closed and also provide great camouflage when perched on trees or bushes
Set in white matt to highlight this beautiful specimen. Species label at back