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  • Anchiale briareus.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Anchiale briareus
    English name
    Strong stick insect
    French name
    Phasme
  • Anteos clorinde
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas (except Canada)

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Anteos clorinde
    English name
    White angled-sulphur
  • Anteos maerula
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas (except Canada)

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Anteos maerula
    English name
    Yellow angled-sulphur
    French name
    Papillon de soufre
  • Antheraea polyphemus
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    North America

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Antheraea polyphemus
    English name
    Polyphemus moth
    French name
    Polyphème d'Amérique
  • Aphonopelma chalcodes.
    Live collection

    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
  • Appias drusilla
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Pierinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico, Southern United States

    Scientific name
    Appias drusilla
    English name
    Florida white/Tropical white
  •  Archaeoprepona demophon
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Charaxinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico

    Scientific name
    Archaeoprepona demophon
    English name
    One-spotted prepona
    French name
    Lueur bleue
  • Archispirostreptus gigas.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Archispirostreptus gigas
    English name
    African giant millipede
    French name
    Mille-pattes africain
  • Argema mimosae
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    Africa

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    10-12 cm

    Scientific name
    Argema mimosae
    English name
    African moon moth
    French name
    Papillon lune africain
  • Argema mittrei
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    Africa

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    12-22 cm

    Scientific name
    Argema mittrei
    English name
    Madagascar moon moth
    French name
    Papillon-comète de Madagascar