Acherontia atropos

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Acherontia atropos the African death’s-head hawkmoth, is the most widely recognized of three species within the genus Acherontia. It is most commonly identified by the vaguely skull-shaped pattern adorning the thorax, the characteristic from which its common and scientific names are derived. The species name Atropos is from Greek myth and related to death.

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Species:Acherontia atropos

Common Name: Death Head Hawk Moth
Native Origin: Africa
Frame Color: black
Frame size: 7″ square
Wood Frame: Handmade Sealed Shadowbox Display. In an effort to be environmentally conscious and go green, we have taken the step to include some reclaimed wood in the making of some of our frames. Some of the wood shows distressed areas which do not impact the structure or integrity of the frame. We like to think it brings character and uniqueness to the piece.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen matted and mounted on a white background.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description: Acherontia atropos the African death’s-head hawkmoth, is the most widely recognized of three species within the genus Acherontia. It is most commonly identified by the vaguely skull-shaped pattern adorning the thorax, the characteristic from which its common and scientific names are derived. The species name Atropos is from Greek myth and related to death.

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