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  • Curator's pick
    Cathedra serrata.
    Naturalized collection

    We Are the Insects

    This species can also be found in the Sipping sap section under the theme Different tastes/A tasty vegetarian diet, specimen number 9 (country of origin: Peru).

    Scientific name
    Cathedra serrata
  • Curator's pick
    Catocala relicta.
    Naturalized collection

    Butterflies

    Scientific name
    Catocala relicta
  • Cheirolasia burkei.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Cheirolasia burkei
    English name
    Clown scarab
    French name
    Scarabée
  • Curator's pick
    Cheirotonus jansoni.
    Naturalized collection

    Cheirotonotus jansoni, China

    Scientific name
    Cheirotonus jansoni
  • Chelorrhina polyphemus.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Chelorrhina polyphemus
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine
  • Curator's pick
    Chrysina spectabilis.
    Naturalized collection

    Tropical forests - America - Mural display

    This species can also be found at number 1 of this mural display (country of origin: Honduras).

    Scientific name
    Chrysina spectabilis
  • Curator's pick
    Chrysiridia rhipheus
    Naturalized collection

    Chrysiridia rhipheus, dorsal view, Madagascar

    We live everywhere

    This species can also be found at number 6 of this display (country of origin : Madagascar).

    Scientific name
    Chrysiridia rhipheus
  • Curator's pick
    Climaciella brunea.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Climaciella brunea
  • Curator's pick
    Colophon haughtoni.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Colophon haughtoni
  • Whipscorpion (Damon diadema)
    Live collection

    Description of adults

    Scientific name
    Damon diadema
    English name
    Tailless whip scorpion
    French name
    Amblypyge