Lot SMWB1234

Collection of Four Butterfly Frames from South America



South America

Wing Span Range:

80-90 mm

Frame size:

40 x 50 cm


South America


wooden frame | butterfly | glass

Available in Dubai

8.000 $


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Enhance Your Interior with «Collection of Four Butterfly Frames from South America»

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant landscapes of South America with our remarkable collection titled «Collection of Four Butterfly Frames from South America.» These exquisite horizontal compositions showcase an array of astounding specimens and captivating varieties of Morpho butterflies, each contributing to the kaleidoscope of colors and patterns that define this unique collection.

At the heart of this ensemble lies the iconic blue morpho butterfly, renowned for its strikingly vivid blue wings, accented with intricate black edges. As one of the largest butterflies globally, the blue morpho boasts wingspans ranging from five to eight inches. Their mesmerizing, iridescent blue hues result from the microscopic scales adorning the upper surfaces of their wings, reflecting light in a breathtaking display. In contrast, the underside of the morpho’s wings reveals a subdued brown color adorned with numerous eyespots, strategically providing camouflage against potential predators such as birds and insects when the wings are closed. When the blue morpho takes flight, its brilliant blue and subdued brown colors create a stunning and dynamic display, akin to the butterfly’s mesmerizing appearance and disappearance. Notably, the males possess broader wings than their female counterparts and appear even brighter in color.

One of the frames within this collection offers a captivating array of double-sided Owl Butterflies, aptly named for the oversized spots that resemble the eyes of an owl on their ventral hindwings. The dorsal wing surface exudes a rich, dusky purple to blackish hue, accentuated by lighter tan areas on the upper forewings. In contrast, the ventral wing surface boasts a mosaic of tan, grey, and brown tones, bearing a striking resemblance to the texture of tree bark. These intricate patterns serve a dual purpose: they aid in the adult butterfly’s camouflage amidst its natural habitat while also deterring potential predators with their prominent eye spots. The majestic Owl Butterflies are notable for their generous wingspans, which can extend up to an impressive 15 cm. Found in the regions of Central and South America, these crepuscular creatures are most active at dawn and dusk, often seen gracefully flying through the shaded patches of forest.

Indulge your senses and elevate your interior with this mesmerizing composition of South American butterflies. This collection promises to not only adorn your space with exceptional beauty but also serve as a testament to the diversity and wonder of the natural world. Immerse yourself in the enchanting colors and patterns that these butterflies bring into your home, celebrating the splendor of South America’s unique and captivating biodiversity.

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