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  • Acheta domesticus.
    Live collection

    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
  • Curator's pick
    Acrocinus longimanus.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Acrocinus longimanus
  • Acrophylla wuelfingi.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Acrophylla wuelfingi
    English name
    Wulfing's stick insect
    French name
    Phasme géant australien
  • Actias luna
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    North America (Canada, United States)

    Scientific name
    Actias luna
    English name
    Luna moth
    French name
    Papillon lune
  • Actias selene
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Actias selene
    English name
    Indian luna moth
    French name
    Papillon lune indien
  • Adelpha californica
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Limenitidinae

    Geographical distribution

    North America (Mexico, Southern United States)

    Scientific name
    Adelpha californica
    English name
    Sister
  • Adelpha syma
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Limenitidinae

    Geographical distribution

    North America (Mexico, Southern United States)

    Scientific name
    Adelpha syma
    English name
    Sister
  • Agraulis vanillae
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, United states

    Scientific name
    Agraulis vanillae
    English name
    Gulf fritillary
  • Curator's pick
    Agrias narcissus.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Agrias narcissus
  • Anartia fatima
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Nymphalinae

    Geographical distribution

    Central America, Mexico

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Anartia fatima
    English name
    Fatima/Brown peacock
    French name
    Fatima

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