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  • Acheta domesticus.

    Along with locusts and grasshoppers, crickets belong to the leaping insect family. They have short, strong hind legs. The antennae are long and slender.

    Scientific name
    Acheta domesticus
    English name
    House cricket
    French name
    Grillon domestique
  • Acrophylla wuelfingi.
    Scientific name
    Acrophylla wuelfingi
    English name
    Wulfing's stick insect
    French name
    Phasme géant australien
  • Anchiale briareus.
    Scientific name
    Anchiale briareus
    English name
    Strong stick insect
    French name
    Phasme
  • Aphonopelma chalcodes.

    The females are generally a uniform tan colour. The males have black legs, a copper-coloured cephalothorax and a reddish abdomen.

    Scientific name
    Aphonopelma chalcodes
    English name
    Desert blond tarantula
  • Archispirostreptus gigas.
    Scientific name
    Archispirostreptus gigas
    English name
    African giant millipede
    French name
    Mille-pattes africain
  • Blaberus giganteus

    Tropical forests - America - Mural display

    Scientific name
    Blaberus giganteus
  • Chelorrhina polyphemus.
    Scientific name
    Chelorrhina polyphemus
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine
  • Damon diadema.

    Description of adults

    Scientific name
    Damon diadema
    English name
    Tailless whip scorpion
    French name
    Amblypyge
  • Dynastes hercules.

    Like most scarab beetles, the two sexes are easy to tell apart (sexually dimorphic), particularly because of the males’ horns.

    Scientific name
    Dynastes hercules
    English name
    Hercules beetle
    French name
    Dynaste hercule
  • Eleodes.

    Darkling beetles are small and black, but on close examination their shells reveal a wide variety of shapes and textures.

    Scientific name
    Eleodes sp.
    English name
    Darkling beetle
    French name
    Ténébrion

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