A fascinating natural study of a red wood ant nest.
A intriguing educational study featuring the wood ant in its various stages of growth, a cross section of the nest & also selection of the ant's typical prey. This includes a large European Rose Chafer beetle which is amazinly several times the size of the ant & also appears encased inside the nest & in several stages of decay underground. Housed in it's original glazed ebonized wooden display case & perfect for the curiosity cabinet!
European, early to mid 20th century.
Wear commensurate with age, as found & displays well. With some light losses & deterioration to some of the specimens as you would expect.
UK courier service available at £12 tracked & signed for 24 hour delivery.