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  • 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
  • Curator's pick
    Chrysina spectabilis.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Chrysina spectabilis
  • Curator's pick
    Chrysiridia rhipheus
    Naturalized collection
    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
  • Damon diadema.
    Live collection

    Description of adults

    Scientific name
    Damon diadema
    English name
    Tailless whip scorpion
    French name
    Amblypyge
  •  Danaus affinis
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Danainae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    6-7 cm

    Scientific name
    Danaus affinis
    English name
    Swamp tiger/Malay tiger
  • Danaus chrysippus
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Danainae

    Geographical distribution

    Africa, South Asia, Autralia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Danaus chrysippus
    English name
    Plain tiger/African monarch
    French name
    Petit monarque
  •  Danaus genutia
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Danainae

    Geographical distribution

    Asia, Australia

    Scientific name
    Danaus genutia
    English name
    Common tiger/Stripped tiger
  •  Danaus gilippus
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Danainae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico, Southern United States

    Scientific name
    Danaus gilippus
    English name
    Queen