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Insectarium collections

  • Curator's pick
    Fulgora laternaria.
    Naturalized collection

    We are the insects

    Scientific name
    Fulgora laternaria
  • Curator's pick
    Goliathus albosignathus.
    Naturalized collection

    Goliathus albosignathus, Zimbabwe

    Scientific name
    Goliathus albosignathus
  • Goliathus goliathus.
    Live collection

    Goliath beetles are giant scarab beetles from 50 to 110 mm long. Their upper bodies and heads are black and white, with brownish-red elytra.

    Scientific name
    Goliathus goliathus
    English name
    Goliath beetle
    French name
    Goliath
  • Curator's pick
    Graellsia isabellae.
    Naturalized collection

    Graellsia isabellae, Spain

    Scientific name
    Graellsia isabellae
  • Haaniella dehaanii.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Haaniella dehaanii
    English name
    Walkingstick
    French name
    Phasme
  • Hadrurus arizonensis.
    Live collection

    These scorpions are about 14 cm long. The upper side of their bodies is yellowish-brown, while the tail, legs, head and pincers are yellow.

    Scientific name
    Hadrurus arizonensis
    English name
    Giant desert hairy scorpion
    French name
    Scorpion poilu géant du désert (traduction libre)
  • Curator's pick
    Hemaris gracilis.
    Naturalized collection

    Hemaris gracilis, Canada

    Scientific name
    Hemaris gracilis
  • Curator's pick
    Hemideina crassidens.
    Naturalized collection

    Hemideina crassidens, New Zealand

    Scientific name
    Hemideina crassidens
  • Heteropteryx dilatata (femelle).
    Live collection

    These large, spiny insects with their long antennae are very impressive! The males and females look quite different.

    Scientific name
    Heteropteryx dilatata
    English name
    Jungle nymph
    French name
    Phasme dilaté
  • Hierodula membranacea.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Hierodula membranacea
    English name
    Mantid
    French name
    Mante religieuse