Real Green Chafer Beetle in Acrylic Sphere Paperweight

Real Green Chafer Beetle in Acrylic Sphere Paperweight

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Cetonia aurata, called the rose chafer or the green rose chafer, is a beetle, that has a metallic structurally coloured green and a distinct V-shaped scutellum. The scutellum is the small V-shaped area between the wing cases; it may show several small, irregular, white lines and marks. The underside of the beetle has a coppery colour, and its upper side is sometimes bronze, copper, violet, blue/black, or grey.

This specimen is perfectly preserved in clear acrylic resin and contains a real insect or ocean creature. Specimens are imported from suppliers worldwide and are regulated by US Fish and Wildlife and the US Department of Agriculture. Typically, these pieces are used in the classroom to supplement an intriguing lesson plan, but these can also make a dramatic display in your home, as well!

Entomology is a branch of zoology focused on the identification of insects and has become an increasingly common hobby, with butterflies and dragonflies being the most popular. Whichever collection of bugs suites your fancy, these home decor accessories are sure to set any room of your home apart from the rest with a fascinating display of an appreciation of life and insects!

Specifications:

  • The photos shown are examples of what your specimen will approximately look like. Each beetle is unique and will vary slightly in size, shape, color, etc.
  • One side of the sphere is flat which allows it to stay in place
  • Diameter: 2 1/4 in