Antheraea pernyi Chinese Tussar Moth
Species: Antheraea pernyi
Native origin: Malaysia
Common name: The Chinese tussar
Interesting Trait: Raised in China for it’s Tussar Silk
Frame size: 6 1/2″ x 8″
Frame Color: black
Wood Frame: Finest Handmade Museum Quality Sealed Shadowbox Display.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: Insect Name & Origin Printed on Old World Style Parchment Backing.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description: This is one of the major producers of tussah (wild) silk in china and tropical Asia. This moth was of great importance going back to the Han Dynasty about 200 BC to 250 AD.