There are 4,500 species of scarab beetles worldwide of which some are called dung beetles because they feed on the dung of vertebrates. Dung beetles are famous for rolling balls of dung along the ground and depositing them underground. This scarab beetle has a subtle purple sheen and is preserved in a gallery quality shadow box frame with UV blocking glass to preserve colors for for a lifetime of enjoyment.
► 6” H x 6” W x 1¼ “ D. (choose frame color: black, walnut, white)
► Tru-Vue UV blocking conservation glass (so colors/details won’t fade)
► Gallery quality shadowbox frame
► Archival materials (Acid and Lignin free mounting papers)
► Hook attached to back to hang on wall (Frame can also stand on its own)
► Natural history story about the specimen comes on a vintage style museum label.
► Professionally made by an entomologist in Sonoma County California.
► Gift box, tissue paper and info about butterfly origin and care of display.
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