Alcides Metaurus

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Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus

SPECIES  Alcides metaurus 

ORIGIN   Australia

FRAME   16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.

DESCRIPTION  This is a largish moth - 100mm from North tropical Queensland Australia from the family Uraniidae. This adult moths colourations range from black with iridescent bands of yellow and/or pink whilst the ventral is a lovely shade of blue. The larvae feed on Omphalea queenslandia and Omphalea papuana. They can be seen feeding on nectar and rest with their wings out.

Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus
Alcides Metaurus