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  • Curator's pick
    Onychocerus albitarsis.
    Naturalized collection

    Onychocerus albitarsis, Brazil

    Scientific name
    Onychocerus albitarsis
  • Curator's pick
    Onymacris langi.
    Naturalized collection

    Onymacris langi, Namibia

    This species can also be found at number 10 of this display (country of origin: Namibia).

    Scientific name
    Onymacris langi
  • Curator's pick
    Ornithoptera paradisea
    Naturalized collection

    Ornithoptera paradisea, male

    The female of this species can be found at number 15 of this display (country of origin: Indonesia).

    Scientific name
    Ornithoptera paradisea
  • Curator's pick
    Ornithoptera victoriae.
    Naturalized collection

    Ornithoptera victoriae, male

    The female of the species can be found at number 19 of this display (country of origin: Papua New Guinea).

    Scientific name
    Ornithoptera victoriae
  • Pachnoda flaviventris.
    Live collection

    Depending on the species, flower beetles in the genus Pachnoda are 1 to 3 cm long. They are usually yellow and black, with various patterns.

    Scientific name
    Pachnoda flaviventris
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine Pachnoda
  • Pachnoda marginata.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Pachnoda marginata
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine Pachnoda
  • Pachnoda sinuata.
    Live collection
    Scientific name
    Pachnoda sinuata
    English name
    Flower beetle
    French name
    Cétoine Pachnoda
  • Curator's pick
    Paraponera clavata.
    Naturalized collection

    Paraponera clavata, Venezuela

    Scientific name
    Paraponera clavata
  • Curator's pick
    Pepsis.
    Naturalized collection

    Pepsis sp., Peru

    This species can also be found at numbers 30 (country of origin: United States) and 36 (country of origin: French Guiana) of this display.

    Scientific name
    Pepsis sp.
  • Peruphasma schultei.
    Live collection

    These stick insects have velvety matte black bodies, with yellow eyes, red mouthparts and antennae marked with white. Their vestigial wings are red.

    Scientific name
    Peruphasma schultei
    English name
    Golden eyed stick Insect
    French name
    Phasme péruvien de Schulte