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

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    Africa, Asia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    5-6 cm

    Scientific name
    Catopsilia florella
    English name
    Emigrant
    French name
    Piéride du cassier/Africain jaune
  • Catopsila pomona
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia, Australia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Catopsilia pomona
    English name
    Lemon emigrant
  • Catopsilia scylla
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia, Australia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Catopsilia scylla
    English name
    Orange emigrant
  •  Cethosia biblis
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Asia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    6-7 cm

    Scientific name
    Cethosia biblis
    English name
    Red lacewing
    French name
    Céthosia biblis
  • Curator's pick
    Cheirotonus jansoni.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Cheirotonus jansoni
  • Chelorrhina polyphemus.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Chelorrhina polyphemus
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine
  • Chilasa clytia
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Papilioninae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Chilasa Chilasa
    English name
    Common mime
  • Chlosyne janais
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Nymphalinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico, Southern United States

    Scientific name
    Chlosyne janais
    English name
    Crimson patch/Janais patch