Death's Head Hawk Moth (Acherontia Atropos)
Death's Head Hawk Moth (Acherontia Atropos)
Death's Head Hawk Moth (Acherontia Atropos)
Death's Head Hawk Moth (Acherontia Atropos)

Death's Head Hawk Moth (Acherontia Atropos)

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Possibly one of the most popular and famous moths due to it's starring role in the hit movie: The Silence of the Lambs. Their name comes from the markings on the top of their thorax which often look like a skull. These cunning moths infiltrate bee hives with their camouflage and steal the honey.

Death's Head Hawk Moth as made famous by the Silence of the Lambs 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: Acherontia Atropos
- Common Name: Death's Head Hawk Moth
- Family: Sphingidae
- Locality: Africa and Southern Europe
- Average Wingspan: 95-135mm

Frame Details:

- Internal Frame Size: 6x6 inches
- External Frame Size: 182 x 182 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.

Ethics: All of our specimens have died of natural causes and are sourced from conservation projects that work to support local communities and protect habitats. No insects were harmed for the purpose of making these frames.