Madagascar Sunset Moth

Regular price $90.00

Chrysiridia rhipheus, or Urania ripheus, is a day-flying moth of the family Uraniidae. It is considered one of the most impressive and appealing-looking lepidopterans. It's very colorful, though the iridescent parts of the wings do not have pigment; rather the colors originate from optical interference.

The background photo was taken by MyMy Butterfly at Westview Cemetery Mausoleum in Atlanta, Georgia.

This specimen is encased in a 6” x 6” frame.