Titanacris Albipes Purple Grasshopper

Species: Titanacris albipes Male
Common Name: Purple Grasshopper
Origin: French Guiana
Frame size: 6 1/2″ Tall X 8″ Wide
Frame Color: Black
Wood Frame: Finest Handmade Museum Quality Sealed Shadowbox Display.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: Insect Name & Origin Printed on Old World Style Parchment Backing.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.

Description: This beautiful male bold violet purple grasshopper uses its bright colored hind wings to defend itself.  The sudden display of purple color hidden beneath its green front wings startles it’s predators and gives him a chance to escape. This colorful grasshopper is only found in the tropical lowlands of French Guyana in Northern South America. This huge male grasshopper has a wingspan of 5″+ a true giant!