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This Painted Jezebel Butterfly Lucite Paperweight makes a great gift and also look great on display. The clear lucite allows you to handle this delicate specimen without worrying about damaging it. The Painted Jezebel, Delias hyparete, is a medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, found in Asia. The Painted Jezebel has only one local host plant recorded to date, a common mistletoe. The adults can be readily seen fluttering tirelessly at tree-top levels during most of the daylight hours. They only descend to take nectar from flowers or to rest in the shaded areas towards the end of the day.
These butterflies are known for their beautiful combination of orange, black, cream and yellow. Some specimens are very vibrant in coloration, while others are more muted in appearance. The top of their wings are for the most part a monochromatic white with the underbody having the vibrant coloration.
You will receive a Painted Jezebel Butterfly Lucite Paperweight similar to the reference images. Please keep in mind that these are natural preserved specimens, so variations in both size, color and pattern are to be expected.
• You will receive a specimen similar to the reference specimens
• Each specimen is approximately 3″ overall