Urania ripheus Moth in a Decorative Dome



Species Name: Urania ripheus

Common Name: Sunset Moth Madagascar

Origin: Madagascar
Size: 7" diam. Wooden Base x 7" Acrylic Base

Made in Australia

This is often regarded as the most spectacular and distinctive of all moths. It's colors made it popular with the Victorians, who used its wings to make jewelry. The hindwings have numerous short and slender tails.