Lamprima Adolphinae

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Lamprima adolphinae is a member of the stag beetle family and is native to West Papua New Guinea. They vary in color and can exhibit metallic green, gold, brown, and even blue coloration. Despite how dangerous they may look, they are not carnivorous and feed mostly on rotting fruit and tree sap. Males have very large mandibles, which are used for fighting other males for food and territory. Despite their appearance they are not normally aggressive to humans.

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Description

Species:  Lamprima Adolphinae
Common Name: Saw Tooth Beetle
Origin: Papua New Guinea
Frame size: 4 1/2″  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: Lamprima adolphinae is a member of the stag beetle family and is native to West Papua New Guinea. They vary in color and can exhibit metallic green, gold, brown, and even blue coloration. Despite how dangerous they may look, they are not carnivorous and feed mostly on rotting fruit and tree sap. Males have very large mandibles, which are used for fighting other males for food and territory. Despite their appearance they are not normally aggressive to humans.

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

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