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  • Mecynorhina ugandensis.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Mecynorhina ugandensis
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Scarabée
  • Curator's pick
    Megarhyssa macrurus.
    Naturalized collection

    Megarhyssa macrurus, Canada

    This species can also be found at number 2 of this display (country opf origin: Canada).

    Scientific name
    Megarhyssa macrurus
  • Megasoma elephas.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Megasoma elephas
    English name
    Elephant beetle
    French name
    Scarabée éléphant
  • Curator's pick
    Membracis.
    Naturalized collection

    Membracis sp., Peru

    Scientific name
    Membracis sp.
  • Curator's pick
    Microstylum magnum.
    Naturalized collection

    Microstylum magnum, Madagascar

    This species can also be found at number 9 of this display.

    Scientific name
    Microstylum magnum
  • Curator's pick
    Mormolyce phyllodes.
    Naturalized collection

    Mormolyce phyllodes, Indonésie

    Scientific name
    Mormolyce phyllodes
  • Curator's pick
    Morpho rhetenor.
    Naturalized collection

    Morpho rhetenor, Brazil

    Scientific name
    Morpho rhetenor
  • Narceus americanus.
    Live collection

    These millipedes have cylindrical bodies that can reach up to 12 cm. They are the largest species of millipede known in Canada. They have over 90 pairs of legs.

    Scientific name
    Narceus americanus
    English name
    North American millipede
    French name
    Mille-pattes
  • Curator's pick
    Nicrophorus americanus
    Naturalized collection

    Nicrophorus americanus, Canada

    Scientific name
    Necrophorus americanus
  • Nhadu colorativillosus.
    Live collection

    These large tarantulas can measure over 22 cm across.

    They have black bodies and legs with wide white stripes.

    Scientific name
    Nhandu colorativillonis
    English name
    Brazilian black and white Tarantula
    French name
    Mygale