Caligo Illioneus or the owl butterfly has a wingspan reaching about 12-15 centimeters (4.7 - 5.9 in). In this large owl butterfly the dorsal sides of the wings vary from light brilliant blue to purplish with dark brown edges, while the undersides have a highly cryptic dull brown color, with huge yellow-rimmed eyespots resembling to the eyes of an owl. The species is native to Costa Rica and it is widespread in most of South America, particularly in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela.
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 suites your fancy, these home décor and wall art pieces 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
- The insect is glued in-between two panes of glass
- The frame is a black gallery style frame made from wood and glass
- Frame Size 6.5" x 7.5" ready to hang
These are a limited quantity item. Specimen may slightly vary from image shown.