Comet Moth (Argema mittrei) - Male
Comet Moth (Argema mittrei) - Male
Comet Moth (Argema mittrei) - Male

Comet Moth (Argema mittrei) - Male

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Possibly one of the more visually striking moths due to the males elongated wing tails which can grow up to 200mm in length! In the wild the comet moth in endangered due to habitat loss, however with the breeding programs we work with they are bred in captivity, allowing the species to survive.

A beautiful male Comet Moth in a handmade wooden frame, mounted on high quality ivory card. The scientific and common names are printed beneath the moth, and a small information sticker can be found on the back of the frame.

Moth Details:

  • Scientific Name: Argema mittrei
  • Common Name: Comet Moth
  • Family: Saturniidae
  • Locality: Madagascar
  • Average Wingspan: 120-145mm

Frame Details:

  • Internal Frame Size: 10x8 inches
  • External Frame Size: 284 x 233 x 33mm
  • Frame Colour: Black or White


Please Note: As these specimens are real insects, the one you receive may differ in size and shape to the one displayed. We ask that you bear this in mind, but if you have any concerns with you purchase, please contact us and we will do our very best to help.