Languages

Global menu

Insectarium collections

  •  Euides isabella
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico, Southern United States

    Scientific name
    Eueides isabella
    English name
    Isabella's longwing
    French name
    Isabella
  • Curator's pick
    Eupholus schoenherri.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Eupholus schoenherrii
  •  Euploea core
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Danainae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia, Australia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Euploea core
    English name
    Common crow
    French name
    Core
  • Eurema hecabe
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Coliadinae

    Geographical distribution

    South East Asia, Australia, Africa

    Scientific name
    Eurema hecabe
    English name
    Common grass yellow
  • Eurycantha calcarata.
    Live collection

    Giant spiny stick insects are large chocolate-brown insects with sturdy, very spiny bodies. The males average 11 cm long, and the females 13 cm. Both sexes have very thick carapaces.

    Scientific name
    Eurycantha calcarata
    English name
    Giant spiny stick-insect
    French name
    Phasme cuir
  • Extatosoma tiaratum.
    Live collection

    When it first emerges from the egg, a giant prickly stick insect resembles a large brownish-red ant. The adults are sandy brown with flattened, leaf-shape legs.

    Scientific name
    Extatosoma tiaratum
    English name
    Giant prickly stick insect
    French name
    Phasme à tiare
  • Curator's pick
    Fulgora laternaria.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Fulgora laternaria
  • Curator's pick
    Goliathus albosignathus.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Goliathus albosignathus
  • Curator's pick
    Graellsia isabellae.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Graellsia isabellae
  • Graphium agamemnon
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Papilioninae

    Geographical distribution

    Asia, Australia

    Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

    Scientific name
    Graphium agamemnon
    English name
    Tailed jay
    French name
    Porte-queue geai