Siproeta stelenes - Malachite Butterfly


Small (16.4" x 23.2")


Joined November 2010

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Sizing Information

Small 16.4" x 23.2"
Medium 23.4" x 33.1"
Large 33.1" x 46.9"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Hang your posters in dorms, bedrooms, offices, studios, or anywhere blank walls aren't welcome
  • Printed on 185 gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements
  • 0.19 inch / 0.5 cm white border to assist in framing



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Artist's Description

Siproeta stelenes – Malachite
Siproeta stelenes, commonly known as the Malachite, is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly (family Nymphalidae). The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings. The wingspread is typically between 8.5 and 10 cm (3.3 and 3.9 in). The malachite is found throughout Central and northern South America, where it is one of the most common butterfly species.
Source: Wikipedia

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Artistst Universe on December 2/2011

Closeups in Nature on December 2/2011

Featured in The Wonder of Wings on November 30/2011

Featured in Backyard Macro and Closeups on November 27/2011

Featured in A Bugs Kingdom on November 27/2011

Featured in Pictures with the WOW Factor on November 26/2011

Thank you All for the visit and wonderful support, so very much appreciated.
Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

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