The Evolution Store
Museum Quality Insects Collection - Sunset Moths - Urania ripheus
About the piece
The Sunset Moth (Chrysiridia rhipheus) is a diurnal moth native to Madagascar. It is prized by lepidopterists the world over because of its brilliant colors. Indeed, because of its brightness, it was originally classified as a butterfly. These Sunset Moths have been mounted in a black frame against a white background. It displays the topside and the underside of the moth, which are both considered to be quite beautiful. We created this display ourselves – ask us how Evolution can help with your special projects! Please note that this piece is made to order and will require a processing time. Please inquire for details. International Customers: Please note that this piece will require special paperwork in order to be exported. Please inquire for details.
About the artist
A landmark in Manhattan's SoHo art district from 1993 to 2016, and in NoHo since June 2016, The Evolution Store is NYC's premiere retail destination for science and natural history collectibles, artifacts, gifts, and home furnishings. Our store offers a museum quality atmosphere creating a unique and intimate shopping experience.