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Blue-Frosted Banner Butterfly - Catonephele numilia

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Blue-Frosted Banner Butterfly - Catonephele numilia

Scientific Name:
Catonephele numilia
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The Blue-Frosted Banner butterfly, Catonephele numilia, is a species of butterfly in the Nymphalidae family found throughout Central and South America. It’s a sexually dimorphic species, with males being black with six orange dots on the dorsal surface and females being mostly black with a light band of yellow across the center of the forewings, along with small patches of blue and dark brown on both the fore- and hindwings. Males are more often seen than females, as is the case with most butterfly species, and they can usually be seen flying close to the ground and feeding on rotting fruit.


The Blue-Frosted Banner is a dashingly handsome species; grab a specimen of your very own today! Our all-natural, intact specimens (no fake parts here!) are all of first-rate quality, delicately prepared, mounted, and framed with double-glass glazing in our very own fabrication studio in Upstate New York. We model our frames from solid fine ashwood, and they’re available in both a matte-black, and a natural finish.

Our framed insects are made-to-order. Please allow up to two weeks for your order to be completed. If you need your order sooner than this, please contact us at 212-343-1114 x401 or and we will do our best to accommodate you!

SKU:                                       AP-FI0235
Dimensions:                      5.000"W x 5.500"H x 1.625"D
Scientific Name:             Catonephele numilia
Origin:                                  Peru
Shipping Restrictions: International wildlife export fees apply

Customers with shipping addresses outside of the US will be charged an additional $168.00 for US Fish & Wildlife Services processing fees. Please allow up to 60 days for your order to be processed. Read our full international wildlife shipping policy here.

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