Species: Doleschallia hexophthalmos verso
Interesting Traits: Dead Leaf Mimic Butterfly
Common Name: The Autumn leaf or Leafwing
Native Origin: Papua New Guinea
Frame Size: 5″ square
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: The Autumn leaf or Leafwing or butterfly is a nymphalidae found in Papua New Guinea. With it’s wings closed it looks like a dry dead leaf with dark veins. Like most leaf mimic butterflies no two are exactly the same which makes them even more unique. This natural history display is a spectacular example of camouflage in the insect world.