Sunset Moth Display

ITEM #513y
  • Family: Uraniidae
  • Display measures 6" x 5"
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A native of Madagascar, this day-flying moth (Family Uraniidae) presents an impressive spectrum of color.  While wild specimens are protected from collection, these specimen come from a licensed farm that raises them commercially for collectors.  Presented in a 6” X 5” display.

The colorful Sunset Moth (Urania riphaeus) belongs to the order Lepidoptera, family Uraniidae. Members of this family are large, brightly colored day-flying moths that resemble butterflies. The genus is distributed throughout the Tropics of both hemispheres.