Framed Morpho Butterfly Collection


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This blue Amazon butterfly has a silvery blue coloring, which is the result of microscopic scales which reflect light. This unique quality has inspired technological applications including photonic structures and solar panel technology. The Morpho portis is one of the first Morpho species named and was discovered in 1822 by Hübner.

COMMON NAME: Portis Morpho
Morpho portis
LOCALITY: Central and South America
Please note specimens may vary in size and appearance since they're each unique and real
Museum quality shadowbox frame with UV blocking glass
6" x 6" x 1.25"
San Francisco, CA
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Bug Under Glass (B.U.G.) is a collection of biological art combining conservation, natural history, and design. Their framed insect displays feature eco-friendly natural biological specimens, museum-grade 99% UV blocking glass, and a gallery-quality shadowbox frames. Every piece of art includes natural history info and a biological story about the specimen displayed, made by the artist in Northern California for 20 years.

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