Green-banded Urania in Frame (Urania leilus)

Posted By jake101 / October 5, 2015 / 0 Comments


The Green-banded Urania (Urania leilus) is a day-flying moth of the Uraniidae family. It is found in tropical South America east of the Andes, including Suriname, French Guiana, east Colombia, Venezuela, east Ecuador, Brazil, north Bolivia, east Peru, and Trinidad.The habitat consists of riverbanks in primary and secondary rainforest at elevations between sea level and about 800 m (2,600 ft).

The wingspan of Urania leilus is about 70 mm (2.8 in).

Species: Urania leilus
Origin: South America
Frame: 5” x 5” with Glass

In stock (can be backordered)

SKU: FM03.
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I have been collecting and producing taxidermy for over 10 years and ensure all product are museum standard. I personally preserve, spread and mount all insect displays in my studio here in London. I use high quality frames  handmade in the UK.

Each specimen may slightly vary from the photos as nature is unique. The specimen I work with are not rare or endangered and come either insect farming programs (often run by governments or conservation groups), breeders and sustainable sources. For more information, please see our ethics page.

Additional information

Weight 0.499 kg
Dimensions 18.5 × 18.5 × 3.5 cm


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