Prepona for collectors
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Prepona : a must for butterfly collectors
Prepona butterflies have always been very popular among insect collectors. These South-American Nymphalidae are very impressive for their size, their splendid colors and their powerful flight. They fly in the canopy of South American rainforests and are caught in bait traps by local collectors. Along with Charaxes and Agrias, they are the most sought-after Nymphalidae in insect collections. The Agrias genus is now included within the Prepona genus.
Are Prepona butterflies rare ?
Prepona butterflies are not rare in their habitat but they fly high in the canopy or within countries like Mexico and Brazil where obtaining collecting permits are now difficult. That's why the value of Prepona is rather high on the market. Especially the females of the splendid Prepona brooksiana diazana for example. The rarest Prepona in collection must be Prepona ibarra from Mexico. Some female forms of Prepona werneri with purple or green bands are also very hard to find. Some species like Prepona silvana have been only recently described (2019).
How to find a Prepona here ?
Have a look to our selection of Prepona for collectors. You will find the rarest Prepona at the beginning of each selection and then the more common Prepona. Click on the Prepona you like and we will automatically redirect you towards the website where you can get it. It is as simple as that. We select our specimens from famous insect suppliers and collectors. Feel free to send us an email if you have any questions about one of them or about the value of a Prepona specimen.
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