Tropical Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa Latipes)
Tropical Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa Latipes)
Tropical Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa Latipes)

Tropical Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa Latipes)

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The Tropical Carpenter Bee is the bigger brother to the popular Blue Carpenter Bee. They have a bigger wingspan and instead of the fuzzy blue back, they are completely jet black with beautiful iridescent wings!

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

Bee Details:

  • Scientific Name: Xylocopa Latipes
  • Common Name: Tropical Carpenter Bee
  • Family: Apidae
  • Locality: Southeast Asia
  • Average Wingspan: 55-60mm

Frame Details:

  • Internal Frame Size: 5x5 inches
  • External Frame Size: 152 x 152 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.