SPECIES Charaxes castor
ORIGIN Central African Republic
FRAME 16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION AKA The Giant Emperor. Unusual cream/caramel and maroon colourings on the verso side of this large brush-footed butterfly from the family Nymphalidae. The underside shows various patterns of neutral colours which when perched on branches offer a fantastic camouflage against predators. Spectacular butterfly.