Pair of Alcides odontes, Zodiac Moth in a Black Frame


Species Name: Alcides odontes

Common Name: Zodiac Moth
Origin: Papua

Size: 8" x 10" Black Shado Box Frame

Made in Australia

The Zodiac moth is a beautiful day-flying moth often mistaken for a swallowtail butterfly.
They are very social and are not easily scared of humans. Mostly found in the rainforests in North Queensland Australia, they spend most of their time looking for flowers to sip it's nectar.

the underside of the wing is as beautiful as the front side, with a slight touch of iridescence. A moth not to be missed for your collection.

The scientific name is Alcides odontes of the Uraniidae family..