Giant Xylocopa latipes

$79.99

The tropical carpenter bee is a very large, robust, solitary bee. It is shiny, fully black in color with fuscous metallic blue-green or purple wings in sunlight. The tropical carpenter bee is probably the largest Xylocopa known and among the largest bees of the world (though it is not the world’s largest, that title belongs to another Southeast Asian bee.

The framed specimen in the photo is the actual one you will receive!

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Description

Description

Species: Giant Xylocopa latipes
Common Name:  Tropical carpenter bee
Origin:  Indonesia
Frame size: 5″ square
Frame Color: Black
Wood Frame: Handmade Museum Quality 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: Insect Name & Origin Printed on Old World Style Parchment Backing.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description:  The tropical carpenter bee is a very large, robust, solitary bee. It is shiny, fully black in color with fuscous metallic blue-green or purple wings in sunlight. The tropical carpenter bee is probably the largest Xylocopa known and among the largest bees of the world (though it is not the world’s largest, that title belongs to another Southeast Asian bee.

The framed specimen in the photo is the actual one you will receive!

Free and Fast Shipping!

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