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A group of four butterflies coloured blues, mauves and greens, framed. Mounted with metal pins on a white piece of card and contained within a deep black wooden frame, interior sides coloured gold. White adhered label with black printed text beneath the butterflies reads " Papilio Ulysses " top left, " Morpho didius (PERU) / [Japanese characters]" top right, " Papilio Blumei " bottom left and " Morpho menelaus " bottom right. " No 338 " is stamped along the lower rear edge of the frame. Triangular metal hook at centre top allows for hanging. Rear of frame has a brown paper tape border sealing pale green card.
Accession No
A96.801

Name/Title
Two eggs in formalin in a glass specimen jar. The eggs have been tentatively identified as Tuatara eggs.
Accession No
A70.691

Name/Title
A yellow bellied sea snake (Pelamus platurus) specimen preserved in formalin and held in a tubular plastic container. The snake appears a mixture of light yellow and dark yellow. An accompanying handwritten note with the specimen reads " Pelamus platurus (Yellow bellied sea snake) /No data but probably one of 5 found on Taranaki coast during the summer of 1933 (Philips 1941). "

Has been transfered to glass jar with white lid and filled with 70% ethanol
Accession No
A70.680
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