Languages

Global menu

Insectarium collections

  •  Heliconius hecale
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico

    Scientific name
    Heliconius hecale
    English name
    Tiger longwing/Golden helicon
    French name
    Héliconius hécale
  •  Heliconius hewitsoni
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern

    Scientific name
    Heliconius hewitsoni
    English name
    Hewitson's longwing
    French name
    Héliconius d’Hewitson
  •  Heliconius hortense
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico

    Scientific name
    Heliconius hortense
    English name
    Large postman
    French name
    Hortense
  • Heliconius melpomene
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern, Mexico

    Scientific name
    Heliconius melpomene
    English name
    Postman
    French name
    Héliconius melpomène
  • Heliconius sapho
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern

    Scientific name
    Heliconius sapho
    English name
    Sapho longwing
    French name
    Sapho
  •  Heliconius sara
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Heliconiinae

    Geographical distribution

    Americas central and southern

    Scientific name
    Heliconius sara
    English name
    Small blue Grecian
    French name
    Héliconius sara
  • Curator's pick
    Hemaris gracilis.
    Naturalized collection
    Scientific name
    Hemaris gracilis
  • Curator's pick
    Hemideina crassidens.
    Naturalized collection
    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
  • Hyalophora cecropia
    Live collection

    Sub-family

    Saturniinae

    Geographical distribution

    North America (Canada, United States)

    Scientific name
    Hyalophora cecropia
    English name
    Cecropia moth
    French name
    Saturnie cécropia