Real Blue Bottle Butterfly in Acrylic Dome Paperweight
Graphium Sarpedon, the common bluebottle or blue triangle in Australia, is a species of the swallowtail butterfly, that is found in South and Southeast Asia, as well as eastern Australia. There are approximately sixteen subspecies with differing geographical distributions.
This specimen is perfectly preserved in clear acrylic resin and contains a real insect or ocean creature. Specimens are imported from suppliers worldwide and are regulated by US Fish and Wildlife and the US Department of Agriculture. Typically, these pieces are used in the classroom to supplement an intriguing lesson plan, but these can also make a dramatic display in your home, as well!
Entomology is a branch of zoology focused on the identification of insects and has become an increasingly common hobby, with butterflies and dragonflies being the most popular. Whichever collection of bugs suits your fancy, these home decor accessories are sure to set any room of your home apart from the rest with a fascinating display of an appreciation of life and insects!
- The photo above is an example; yours may vary from size and or color
- Diameter: 4in
- Height: 2.5in